Howrey Hits 3 More Ex-Partners With Clawback Claims

Law360, Los Angeles (September 9, 2013, 9:20 PM EDT) -- The trustee for folded law firm Howrey LLP launched a lawsuit against three former partners Monday, seeking to claw back $596,183 in distributions made to the lawyers while Howrey was insolvent, allegedly in violation of Howrey’s partnership agreement.

The new suit comes less than two weeks after a California bankruptcy judge approved a settlement resolving approximately $515,000 in unfinished business claims between Howrey, McDermott Will & Emery LLP and a former Howrey partner who left to join McDermott in 2010. Monday’s suit is the latest blitz...
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