Robinson & Cole Slams Thelen Trustee's Fee Claim

Law360, New York (April 30, 2012, 8:04 PM EDT) -- Robinson & Cole LLP told a New York federal judge Friday that Thelen LLP’s bankruptcy trustee had no right to recover legal fees earned by nine former Thelen partners who decamped for Robinson & Cole and took their unfinished work with them.

The firm moved to dismiss a suit by Thelen trustee Yann Geron challenging a waiver adopted by Thelen partners when the firm dissolved in October 2008. Geron claimed that the waiver was a fraudulent transfer because it deprived the partnership of its right to...
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Case Information

Case Title

Yann Geron v. Robinson & Cole LLP et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Bankruptcy Withdrawal


William H. Pauley, III

Date Filed

December 8, 2011

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