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URL: www.howrey.com
Main Office: Washington, D.C.
Participating Offices: Amsterdam; Brussels; Chicago; East Palo Alto, CA; Houston; Irvine, CA; London; Los Angeles; Salt Lake City; San Francisco; Washington, D.C.
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Ex-Howrey Partners Embittered by $4.2 Million Settlement
A deal reached this week requiring former Howrey LLP partners to contribute $4.2 million to its bankruptcy estate has one side cheering jubilantly and the other side licking its wounds.
Ex-Howrey Partners Embittered by $4.2 Million Settlement
A deal reached this week requiring former Howrey LLP partners to contribute $4.2 million to its bankruptcy estate has one side cheering jubilantly and the other side licking its wounds.
Ex-Howrey Partners Embittered by $4.2 Million Settlement
A deal reached this week requiring former Howrey LLP partners to contribute $4.2 million to its bankruptcy estate has one side cheering jubilantly and the other side licking its wounds.

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Trustee Says McGrane Brought 'No Benefit' To Howrey EstateLaw360 (subscription)Law360, Los Angeles (July 08, 2014, 10:25 PM ET) -- The trustee of defunct law firm Howrey LLP on Tuesday lambasted a fee application by McGrane LLP, saying, among other things, that McGrane's work “provided absolutely no benefits" to the estate, and ...
Howrey Unfinished Business Suits Returned To Ch. 11 CourtLaw360 (subscription)Law360, New York (July 16, 2014, 4:42 PM ET) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday ruled that Jones Day, Seyfarth Shaw LLP and other firms that took on attorneys from defunct Howrey LLP must litigate the liquidating trustee's clawback claims in ...
Bad News for Big Law Firms: Corporate Clients Do More Work In-HouseBusinessweekThe inability of famous brand names, such as Patton Boggs, to survive on their own, not to mention the implosion of august partnerships such as Dewey & LeBoeuf and Howrey, speak to tumultuous times. Now more sobering news for Big Law. Consero Group ...
The Recorder
Howrey 'Jewel' Claims Sent Back to MontaliThe RecorderThe order issued Tuesday comes almost a month after U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer repudiated the so-called Jewel doctrine, which law firm bankruptcy trustees have invoked to pursue "unfinished business" claims in California after the dissolutions …
Howrey Trustee Wins Judge's Blessing Of $4M Clawback DealLaw360 (subscription)Law360, New York (June 30, 2014, 3:26 PM ET) -- A California bankruptcy judge on Friday approved a settlement under which 60 former partners of Howrey LLP agreed to pay the defunct firm's Chapter 11 trustee $4.2 million to resolve pending clawback ...
Kirkland & Ellis Adds Skadden Tax Lawyer: Business of LawBloombergLaw firms Jones Day LP and Seyfarth Shaw LLP were unable to extricate themselves from a suit before U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Dennis Montali in disputes over profits made winding up matters they took over when Howrey LLP went out of business and into ...and more »
McGrane Defends Howrey Fees As Creditor Stay Bid DiesLaw360 (subscription)Law360, San Francisco (July 15, 2014, 6:01 PM ET) -- McGrane LLP on Monday defended its work on behalf of a Howrey LLP creditors committee, arguing that it should be paid for its “valuable service,” as a California federal judge refused to stay a $4 …
Diamond McCarthy files clawback suit against firm's own ex-partner, over $1.4M …ABA JournalDiamond McCarthy says Sheila Gowan is contending, in contravention of the firm's partnership agreement, that she is entitled to a $1.4 million fee for her work as a Chapter 11 trustee in the Dreier law firm bankruptcy case. The money is expected to be …
Diamond McCarthy sues ex-partner over Dreier feesThe Global Legal PostShe worked in the New York office and the writ comes from the Houston head office of Diamond McCarthy. Diamond McCarthy is well-known in the world of professional bankruptcy, having also worked on Dewey & LeBoeuf, Howrey and Heller Ehrman.and more »
Is Bingham Experiencing The Urge To Merge?Above the Law[T]he 123-year-old Boston law firm Bingham McCutchen is seeking a merger with another top U.S. firm and has reached out to at least four in the past three months, sources told Reuters. In recent weeks, Bingham has approached Chicago-based Winston ...and more »
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