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Ex-Howrey lawyers prepare for clawback litigation

Sep 17, 2012 Around 60 former Howrey attorneys have banded together to defend themselves against litigation arising from the firm’s demise. The trustee running the defunct firm’s bankruptcy has said that he may sue former…

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Dewey asks judge for approval on clawback deal

Sep 5, 2012 Defunct law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf has asked a New York judge to approve a $70 million “clawback” settlement with former partners. The deal, if approved, would be the fastest ever resolution of claims against former…

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LPO UnitedLex records 52% growth in revenue

Aug 30, 2012 Legal process outsourcing continues to grow at an exponential rate, as many firms seek to cut costs by using cheap labour options for routine legal work like e-discovery, document review, patent drafting and patent…

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Dewey partners agree to $60 million clawback deal

Aug 21, 2012 Former partners at failed law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf have agreed to pay more than $60 million back to the firm. The settlement is an attempt to account for client fees that were partially earned at Dewey but were paid to…

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