Coudert Backs Off Massey Complaint

Law360, New York (April 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Now in wind-down mode, dissolved international law firm Coudert Brothers has backed off its dispute with former client Massey Energy Co., voluntarily withdrawing its adversary proceeding against the power giant.

Attorneys for both parties filed a stipulation of voluntary dismissal without prejudice on Friday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, taking Coudert's previous action against Massey off the table.

Coudert had initiated the adversary proceeding in February, accusing Massey of violating the terms of an engagement agreement dated June 27,...
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