Dewey Gets Green Light To Subpoena Clients Over Unpaid Fees

Law360, New York (November 7, 2012, 9:58 PM EST) -- A New York bankruptcy judge gave Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP some power Wednesday in its bid to collect $154 million in remaining accounts receivable from “recalcitrant” former clients, saying the move was in the best interests of all parties.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn granted the defunct firm's Oct. 13 motion for authority to issue subpoenas for the production of documents from former clients as it seeks to bring in the money, which is one of its biggest assets at this point in its bankruptcy, and...
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