Howrey Strikes Settlement With Ropes & Gray

Law360, New York (October 23, 2013, 5:36 PM EDT) -- After four U.S. law firms agreed to return $2 million to Howrey LLP's creditors, the defunct law firm asked a California bankruptcy judge Tuesday for approval to rake in thousands more dollars from Ropes & Gray LLP, another firm that hired a former Howrey partner.

The trustee, Allan B. Diamond of Diamond McCarthy LLP, asked Judge Dennis Montali of the Northern District of California to approve a $240,300 settlement to resolve claims that Ropes & Gray and a former Howrey partner owed Howrey profits from completing...
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