Dewey Trustee Seeks $1M In Clawbacks From 4 Ex-Partners

Law360, Los Angeles (January 30, 2014, 6:25 PM EST) -- The bankruptcy trustee for defunct law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP hit four of the firm’s former equity partners with separate adversary complaints in New York bankruptcy court Wednesday, seeking a combined total of more than $1 million in distributions in its latest clawback actions.

The four new adversary suits come the same month as liquidating trustee Alan M. Jacobs hit former Dewey partner John J. Altorelli, now a partner at DLA Piper LLP, with a complaint for nearly $13 million, claiming Altorelli continued to receive...
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