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O'Melveny bankruptcy co-chair Sage quits for Dechert

Jan 13, 2009 Michael Sage, the co-head of restructuring at O'Melveny & Myers, has joined Dechert in the latest in a series of high-profile moves in the bankruptcy Bar. Sage has represented creditors and bondholders in the Chapter…

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Heller Ehrman files for bankruptcy protection

Dec 30, 2008 Heller Ehrman LLP, the San Francisco-based law firm that voted to dissolve in September, was put into bankruptcy after the committee formed to wind up the business decided that’s the best way to protect all its…

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Dreier to file for bankruptcy

Dec 17, 2008 A receiver for the Dreier law firm says it will soon file for bankruptcy, following an alleged massive fraud by its founder and sole equity partner, Marc Dreier.

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Wall Street woes could spark litigation increase

Oct 1, 2008 The recent financial fallout among the major banks could spur increases in litigation. Private sector buys bad debts. Some law firms have seen an increase in bankruptcy and commercial litigation cases since the Lehman…

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Linklaters puts 20 partners on Lehman job

Sep 22, 2008 The number of Linklaters partners advising on the Lehman Brothers UK administration has climbed to 20 in the space of five days - one of the biggest senior legal teams on an insolvency this decade.

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Milbank Tweed grabs Lehman creditor role

Sep 19, 2008 Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy has landed a role advising the creditors’ committee of Lehman Brothers, which recreates the law firm line-up of the Enron bankruptcy. Most of Milbank’s bankruptcy team, which is led by…

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