Haynes And Boone Can't Shift Howrey Feud To DC Court

Law360, Chicago (May 14, 2013, 2:53 PM EDT) -- A California bankruptcy judge on Saturday squashed Haynes and Boone LLP's bid to take to a Washington, D.C., court its fight with Howrey LLP over profits from work it inherited when it hired one of the collapsed law firm's former partners.

The automatic stay in Howrey's bankruptcy bars Haynes and Boone from seeking a ruling in D.C. on the issue of whether Howrey's partnership agreement allowed its attorneys to depart to a new firm without accounting for so-called "unfinished business," according to a decision signed by...
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