Paul Hastings Wants Brobeck Suit Out Of Bankruptcy Court

Law360, New York (March 8, 2012, 9:24 PM EST) -- Law firm Paul Hastings LLP has asked a California federal court to withdraw from bankruptcy court a fraudulent-transfer adversary proceeding springing from the 2003 bankruptcy of Brobeck Phleger & Harrison LLP, according to documents filed Wednesday.

Paul Hastings said claims the Chapter 7 trustee overseeing the Brobeck estate has raised over profits made by former Brobeck partners now at Paul Hastings should be heard in the Northern District of California, since the case involves constitutional issues outside the purview of a bankruptcy court.

Trustee Ronald F....
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