1137 ABA Journal Bankruptcy Law articles.
Offer rates climb for summer associates
Offer rates for summer associate spots last year reached their highest mark since 2007, according to a report released Tuesday by the National Association…
Mar 4, 2022 2:18 PM CST
A bankruptcy judge in Delaware ruled last week that car rental company Hertz can’t seal information on the number of police reports that it filed against customers.
Feb 15, 2022 10:27 AM CST
Lawyers in Iowa and Virginia have been sanctioned for their association with a national bankruptcy law firm accused of using high-pressure tactics to sign up clients.
Feb 14, 2022 1:59 PM CST
BigLaw bankruptcy practices suffered a big downturn last year as fewer large companies sought bankruptcy protection.
Feb 14, 2022 8:46 AM CST
A Wisconsin lawyer can’t use bankruptcy to avoid an order to pay the costs of an ethics proceeding against him, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
Feb 9, 2022 11:20 AM CST
A bankruptcy judge had no statutory authority to shield the Sackler family—which owns debtor Purdue Pharma—from civil lawsuits related to the drugmaker’s marketing of the opioid OxyContin, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
Dec 17, 2021 10:40 AM CST
New York City real estate lawyer Mitchell Kossoff is expected to plead guilty as soon as this week to allegations that he stole millions of dollars in clients’ escrow money.
Dec 7, 2021 3:00 PM CST
The former general counsel of the defunct law firm LeClairRyan
was sentenced to 44 months in prison in Richmond, Virginia, on Monday for lying to the U.S. Trustee Program while trying to thwart an investigation into his embezzlement of more than $4 million.
Nov 23, 2021 10:02 AM CST
A lawyer whose firm was forced into bankruptcy after clients complained about more than $8 million missing in escrow funds was held in civil contempt Tuesday for failing to turn over documents.
Nov 18, 2021 3:43 PM CST
A Chicago doctor has been ordered to show cause why he shouldn’t be held in contempt for allegedly showing his gun during a video bankruptcy hearing on Zoom.
Nov 15, 2021 8:56 AM CST
Bankruptcy trustees seeking to recover assets from the Girardi Keese law firm and name partner Tom Girardi aren't content to focus only on big-ticket items.
Oct 26, 2021 11:29 AM CDT
A former corporate client suing two large law firms for $310 million contends that a plural word in a purchase agreement wrongly suggested that it was responsible for an accelerated payout in the event of a second purchaser’s bankruptcy.
Oct 18, 2021 1:32 PM CDT
A New York federal judge has overturned a decision to discharge a law grad’s student debt, citing a “constellation of evidence” that the debtor “placed himself in this predicament" after abandoning a legal career.
Oct 5, 2021 12:53 PM CDT
Oct 1, 2021 1:00 AM CDT
DOJ seeks to stop Purdue Pharma bankruptcy plan
The U.S. trustee for the Justice Department has filed a motion to halt a judge’s approval of a controversial bankruptcy plan for…
Sep 17, 2021 4:15 PM CDT
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