Howrey To Subpoena 70 Firms That Hired Ex-Partners

Law360, New York (July 18, 2012, 10:40 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday gave Howrey LLP’s bankruptcy trustee the go-ahead to subpoena 70 law firms that hired former Howrey partners, including Jones Day and Latham & Watkins LLP, in order to analyze the defunct firm’s assets.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Dennis Montali ordered the firms to hand over documents outlining their correspondence with former Howrey clients brought to them with former Howrey partners regarding matters that the bankrupt firm once handled, as well as the payments they received in relation to those matters, within...
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