Heller Ehrman, Greenberg Traurig $5M Deal OK'd

Law360, Los Angeles (September 25, 2013, 11:13 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday approved a $4.9 million settlement to Heller Ehrman LLP, ending its long battle with Greenberg Traurig LLP stemming from allegations the latter firm hid a conflict of interest when representing Heller as it filed for bankruptcy in 2008.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Dennis Montali signed the order finalizing the settlement, in which the parties agreed Greenberg would pay Heller Ehrman but admit to no wrongdoing, according to an order filed Wednesday.

The two were in mediation from January to April before...
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