Hunton Will Face Gas Co.'s $50M Suit In Federal Court

Law360, New York (June 25, 2012, 10:16 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge on Monday agreed to take on Hallwood Energy I Creditors' Trust trustee's $50 million malpractice suit against Hunton & Williams LLP, rejecting the trustee's attempts to send the suit back to state court.

U.S. District Judge A. Joe Fish said he would grant the law firm's motion to withdraw the reference and take over the adversary proceeding, which had been pending in Texas bankruptcy court, but allow the bankruptcy judge to handle the pretrial matters.

“Upon a review of the [bankruptcy court's]...
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Case Title

Balestri et al v. Gumbiner et al


Case Number

3:11-cv-03359

Court

Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

Bankruptcy: Withdrawal 28 USC 157

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A. Joe Fish

Date Filed

December 5, 2011

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