Howrey Creditors Say Haynes And Boone Is 'Forum Shopping'

Law360, New York (April 19, 2013, 4:16 PM EDT) -- The creditors committee for bankrupt Washington-based law firm Howrey LLP objected Thursday to Haynes and Boone LLP’s attempt to get a judge in D.C. to rule on whether it can keep profits brought in by a former Howrey partner, calling their plan an effort to "forum shop."

Haynes and Boone had asked the bankruptcy judge overseeing the liquidation earlier this month to relieve it from an automatic stay in order to seek a declaratory judgment from a Washington court over the issue, as it prepared to...
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