Paul Hastings Clawback Case Stays In Bankruptcy Court

Law360, New York (December 12, 2012, 7:28 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Wednesday refused Paul Hastings LLP's request that he hear a dispute now in bankruptcy court over work the law firm allegedly took from now-bankrupt Brobeck Phleger & Harrison LLP as it collapsed.

U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer, who already had denied a similar request from Paul Hastings, said his thinking on the issue has not changed and ordered the case kept in bankruptcy court.

The dispute centers on clients former Brobeck partners took to Paul Hastings. Brobeck waived the rights to...
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