Bankruptcy Law

Trials & Litigation

SEC spent $8.6M collecting $3.7M from former corporate raider in $62M case

Law Firms

22 Bingham partners, including 18 in London, leap to Akin Gump

Trials & Litigation

Facing show-cause hearing, Kirkland makes ‘extraordinary public apology’ for legal filing

Women in the Law

BigLaw bankruptcy doesn’t have to be a man’s world, 5 female Weil Gotshal partners say in WSJ post

Bankruptcy Law

Detroit bankruptcy trial is halted for deal with a holdout creditor

Trials & Litigation

Jones Day bill for Detroit bankruptcy has topped $26M

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: What these 3 decisions tell us about SCOTUS inconsistency

Bankruptcy Law

11th Circuit reverses bankruptcy sale, criticizes lawyer

Corporate Law

In business for a decade, global Wi-Fi venture once valued at $2B got financing based on fake work

Trials & Litigation

11th Circuit OKs $67M verdict against bank in case linked to ex-law firm chief’s $1.2B fraud

Health Law

Surrogacy agency is in involuntary bankruptcy; lawyer says he lost $37K

Contracts

Diamond McCarthy files clawback suit against firm’s own ex-partner, over $1.4M Dreier trustee fee

White-Collar Crime

Ex-bank exec is latest to face criminal case linked to ex-lawyer’s $1.2B scheme; victims to get $50M

Consumer Law

Prove GM fraud on court, if you can, bankruptcy judge tells lawyers in ignition-switch cases

Law Firms

Defunct law firms aren’t entitled to claw back unfinished-business profits, New York high court says

Law Firms

Heller isn’t entitled to unfinished-business profits in hourly fee cases, federal judge rules

U.S. Supreme Court

Limited power of bankruptcy judges to decide related issues is cured by de novo review, SCOTUS says

Bankruptcy Law

Top NY court to hear arguments on unfinished-business claims concerning failed law firms

Law Firms

Bankuptcy trustee seeks $22M from 9 former Dewey partners in compensation clawback suits

Bankruptcy Law

In wake of $16.6M bill, judge asks Jones Day to explain disclosure of confidential Detroit docs