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URL: www.howrey.com
Main Office: 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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Wiley Rein LLP | Different in the District – Howrey Judge Relies on D.C. Law …Linex Legal (press release) (registration)The Howrey decision involved unfinished business claims brought by the Trustee against several law firms, including those that hired partners that left Howrey prior to its dissolution. The defendant firms first asked the court to reconsider its prior …
Howrey Trustee's Unfinished-Business Suits Kept AliveLaw360 (subscription)Law360, New York (September 10, 2014, 1:01 PM ET) -- A California bankruptcy judge on Tuesday largely upheld the Howrey LLP trustee's demands for roughly $20 million in billings that former partners earned from taking Howrey clients to new firms, ...
Politico
The fall of the house of BoggsPolitico“If someone seriously suggests that the 50-year-old law firm of Patton Boggs would wreck, would risk its professional reputation for a group of Ecuadorians whose case we feel strongly about, that we would be involved in a broad fraud, I suggest [to …and more »
Above the Law
Washington law firm Dickstein Shapiro becomes smaller, more focused businessWashington PostBut the firm's leaders are confident they are not heading down the same path as Howrey, the Washington legal institution that filed for bankruptcy in 2011, or Patton Boggs, the legendary lobbying firm whose financial troubles prompted a deal earlier …Dickstein Shapiro seeks to reinvent its D.C. law practiceWashington Business Journalall 4 news articles »
Paul M. Barret: The fall of the house of BoggsPetroleumworld.com“If someone seriously suggests that the 50-year-old law firm of Patton Boggs would wreck, would risk its professional reputation for a group of Ecuadorians whose case we feel strongly about, that we would be involved in a broad fraud, I suggest [to …
Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & LambsLaw360 (subscription)The saga of Howrey LLP continued this week with a victory in California for the firm's trustee. A bankruptcy judge largely upheld the trustee's demands for $20 million in billings that former partners earned from taking Howrey clients to new firms, a …
Jewel And Its Recent Progeny — What To Do NowLaw360 (subscription)In Diamond v. Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (In re Howrey LLP), No. 11-31376, 2014 Bankr. LEXIS 527, (N.D. Cal. Feb. 7, 2014), the bankruptcy court rejected a Jewel waiver enacted concurrent with a dissolution vote and allowed the trustee to …
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Welcome, Freshmen! A New Class Leads Am Law 100 FirmsThe American Lawyer (registration)While most firms traditionally have had a sole managing partner, the job may have become too large for one person, says Bradford Hildebrandt, a longtime law firm management consultant. "A lot of firms have grown tremendously and the old system is still …and more »
Hinshaw & Culbertson | The "Unfinished Business" Rule — Knocked out in New …Linex Legal (press release) (registration)September 2, 2014 by Anthony E. DavisIn recent years, the bankruptcy trustees of dissolved law firms have sought to claw back post-dissolution profits from the new firms to which the dissolved firms' lawyers have moved as an asset of the dissolved firm …
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