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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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More Ex-Howrey Partners Reach Accord With Trustee
Four years after the fall of Howrey LLP, another batch of the law firm’s former partners have agreed to settle with its bankruptcy estate.
More Ex-Howrey Partners Reach Accord With Trustee
Four years after the fall of Howrey LLP, another batch of the law firm’s former partners have agreed to settle with its bankruptcy estate.
More Ex-Howrey Partners Reach Accord With Trustee
Four years after the fall of Howrey LLP, another batch of the law firm’s former partners have agreed to settle with its bankruptcy estate.

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The Recorder
Rulings Change Calculus of Law Firm BankruptciesThe RecorderOn Wednesday, in a ruling on clawback cases tied to the Howrey bankruptcy, Judge James Donato of the Northern District of California added his voice to the wave of decisions finding that the estates of bankrupt law firms aren't entitled to recover fees …Bankrupt Firm Can't Recover Fees From LawyersBloomberg Big Law BusinessRuling Trims Law Firms' Right to Unfinished BusinessDow Jones Bankruptcy & Debt (subscription)all 8 news articles »
Attention All Lawyers! The Unfinished Business Rule May Finally Be FinishedThe National Law ReviewThe courts continue to pick away at the “unfinished business rule.” The latest blow came earlier this month when a U.S. district court dismissed a Chapter 7 trustee's claims against eight law firms who provided services to former clients of Howrey LLP
Unsecured Howrey Creditors Fight Dewey, US Bank ClaimsLaw360 (subscription)Law360, Los Angeles (June 22, 2015, 9:34 PM ET) -- The unsecured creditors committee for defunct law firm Howrey LLP filed objections in California bankruptcy court on Monday against claims by Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, U.S. Bank National Association and ...
Ex-Howrey, Dewey Partners Strike Deal With CreditorsLaw360 (subscription)Law360, New York (June 8, 2015, 7:07 PM ET) -- The unsecured creditors committee for defunct law firm Howrey LLP announced a settlement Friday in California resolving multimillion-dollar claims over intellectual property-related casework three partners ...
Howrey Creditors Sue Arent Fox Partner To Recover FundsLaw360 (subscription)Law360, Los Angeles (June 29, 2015, 8:19 PM ET) -- The unsecured creditors committee for defunct law firm Howrey LLP filed an adversary complaint in California bankruptcy court on Monday seeking to recover funds received by a former partner and current ...
Jones Day, Seyfarth, Other Firms Fight Howrey Clawback BidLaw360 (subscription)Law360, San Francisco (May 6, 2015, 6:35 PM ET) -- Jones Day, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Perkins Coie LLP and several other firms that hired Howrey LLP attorneys after the firm went bankrupt urged a California federal judge on Wednesday to throw out Howrey's ...
The American Lawyer
Former Dewey Financial Controller Testifies to Falsifying RecordsThe American LawyerAlter, who said he did so in order to make it appear that the struggling firm had less expenses than it actually did by late 2008, is one of seven former Dewey & LeBoeuf employees who have agreed to cooperate with the New York County District Attorneyand more »
Payday in Sight for Creditors of Defunct Law Firm HowreyWall Street Journal (blog)The defunct law firm's bankruptcy trustee reached a pair of settlements this week—with Howrey's former Washington, D.C., landlord and a group of ex-partners—that should clear the way for the creation of a debt-repayment plan in the 3 ½-year old case.Howrey Trustee Settles With 9 Jones Day Attys, DC LandlordLaw360 (subscription)all 3 news articles »
Dewey Financial Controller Testifies to Falsifying RecordsNew York Law Journal (registration)Dewey & LeBoeuf's former financial controller, Ilya Alter, testified at the trial of the firm's top executives Tuesday that he helped falsify accounting entries in order make it look like the firm had fewer expenses than it did at the end of 2008 …
Lehman Brothers to Pay Barclays to End Legal BattleWall Street Journal (blog)A federal judge in California dealt a blow to bankruptcy trustees winding down failed law firms, ruling that the defunct law firm Howrey LLP has no right to profits from unfinished legal work its partners brought to their new firms, DBR reports in WSJ …and more »
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