Shearman & Sterling and Baker & McKenzie took lead roles in the acquisition of a majority stake in the bankrupt Kentucky Fried Chicken supplier Pilgrim's Pride by Brazilian beef company JBS. Weil, Gotshal & Manges is
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Jones Day, the law firm which represents the Lehman estate, claims Barclays and certain Lehman executives offered a record that was "inaccurate due to mistakes, inadvertence, or misrepresentations to the court" in order
Chadbourne & Parke LLP announced that Alper Deniz has joined the bankruptcy and financial restructuring practice in the London office as a partner. Prior to joining Chadbourne, Deniz had been a partner of Paul
Five bankruptcy attorneys at Greenberg Traurig's Phoenix office are jumping to 100-lawyer Gallagher & Kennedy.
Weil Gotshal & Manges is set to pass the $100m mark in total billings on the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy, reports legalweek. Weil Gotshal's first request for $55m for the period of September 2008 to January 2009 has
Weil, Gotshal & Manges has added another major US retail company to list of bankruptcy mandates. Weil is representing jewelry retailer Finlay Enterprises, which has 200 stores in the US, including 77 in major department
Horst Piepenburg, member of the insolvency administrator team of Arcandor AG and fully authorized representative of the German-based retail and tourism holding, yesterday returned his mandate. Piepenburg cited the
German corporate restructuring expert Kolja von Bismarck has been appointed as a partner at Linklaters' Berlin office. Von Bismarck was a partner at Clifford Chance in Frankfurt since 1997 and has advised on a number
Baker & Hostetler LLP, the law firm charged with liquidating Bernard Madoff's defunct firm and marshaling assets for victims of his fraud, on Friday asked a bankruptcy judge to approve nearly $15.5 million in fees for
Before General Motors sought Chapter 11 protection, it paid $54 million legal fees to the restructuring team at New York law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, which includes bankruptcy star Harvey Miller and partners
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, which has about 43 lawyers in Boston and 1,215 lawyers firm-wide, has laid off 79 non-legal staff across all of its U.S. offices. The staff cuts come despite a rise in profits per partner in
General Motors’ bankruptcy filing today will divert millions of dollars to bankruptcy lawyers at two major New York firms - Weil Gotshal and Dewey & LeBoeuf.
Milwaukee-based Foley & Lardner L.L.P. has lost Detroit-based bankruptcy attorney Judy O’Neill and David Dragich who both departed the firm to become founding partners of Grosse Pointe Woods-based Harrington, Dragich &
At team of 30 Jones Day attorneys, led by Corinne Ball in Manhattan and David Heiman in Cleveland, will steer Chrysler through a bankruptcy that is considered the automaker's best chance to stay afloat.
The German affiliate of now-defunct investment firm Lehman Brothers, known as Lehman Brothers Bankhaus AG, recently requested insolvency protection under Chapter 15 of the US bankruptcy law. This protection would allow