Howrey LLP Settles With McDermott Will & Emery, Ex-Partner

Law360, Los Angeles (August 29, 2013, 9:18 PM EDT) -- A California bankruptcy judge on Thursday approved a settlement resolving approximately $515,000 in unfinished business claims between collapsed law firm Howrey LLP, McDermott Will & Emery LLP and a former Howrey partner who left to join MWE in 2010.

The settlement approval comes almost a month after Allan B. Diamond, the Chapter 11 trustee of Howrey's estate, filed the settlement with the court and said $105,000 would resolve all claims against MWE, where competition partner Martina Maier joined from Howrey in August 2010.

The settlement, Diamond...
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