Dewey, Fifth Third Trade Shots Over Office Furniture Sale

Law360, New York (October 26, 2012, 5:55 PM EDT) -- Fifth Third Bancorp, which holds some of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP's leases, objected Friday to the bankrupt firm's sale of its office furniture — a move that Dewey says is a ploy to get more time to determine the value of the assets assigned to the bank.

The bank and the defunct firm traded blows in papers filed in New York bankruptcy court over the planned sale of about $50,000 worth of office furniture, books and other fixtures in Dewey's former Manhattan offices.

In its objection,...
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