Dewey Trustee Sues BofA, Shook Hardy, MetLife

Law360, New York (August 9, 2013, 7:58 PM EDT) -- The trustee overseeing the liquidation of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP on Friday launched a dozen lawsuits against Bank of America Corp., Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. and a group of law firms, including Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP, seeking to recover what he says were fraudulent transfers.

Trustee Alan M. Jacobs is demanding $3.9 million from BofA and between $19,000 and $500,000 from each of the other defendants, which include Allen & Overy LLP and Keightley & Ashner LLP. Jacobs says the transfers were made during the...
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