Dreier Creditors Fight $10M Claim From Ex-Partner In Calif.

Law360, New York (June 14, 2013, 4:07 PM EDT) -- The unsecured creditors committee for bankrupt law firm Dreier LLP asked a New York bankruptcy court on Thursday to disallow a $10 million claim from a former partner of Dreier Stein & Kahan LLP, the California affiliate of Dreier LLP.

The unsecured creditors filed an objection to John C. Kirkland's proof of claim, saying he should not be entitled to priority treatment on his $10 million claim because he was an employee of the Santa Monica, Calif.-based affiliate Dreier Stein & Kahan, not an employee of...
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