Heller Closeout Guru Heading For Jones Day

Law360, New York (October 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Restructuring, bankruptcy and securities attorney Peter J. Benvenutti, who along with three other Heller Ehrman LLP partners is tasked with winding down the 118-year-old firm, will start work at Jones Day in the near future, lawyers for the megafirm said on Wednesday.

But for now Benvenutti is still at Heller as it tries to collect on more than $120 million in receivables, execute an orderly close of operations and avoid litigation associated with last week's firings.

Louise Rankin, administrative partner for Jones Day's San Francisco offices,...
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