Howrey Trustee Goes After Ex-Partners For Millions

Law360, New York (March 11, 2013, 8:49 PM EDT) -- The trustee overseeing Howrey LLP’s liquidation on Monday sued a slew of former partners and the firms they now work for, including Ropes & Gray LLP and Shearman & Sterling LLP, seeking the recovery of millions in allegedly fraudulent distributions and profits from client matters that began at Howrey.

Trustee Allan B. Diamond of Diamond McCarthy LLP is seeking a collective $2.04 million from Shearman antitrust partners Trevor Soames, Stephen Mavroghenis and Geert Goeteyn — the largest sum from Monday’s batch of adversary lawsuits. He claims the...
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