Weil, Gotshal & Manges has posted flat gross revenue and a slight rise in profits per partner for the year 2009. The results are somewhat disappointing considering the
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Lehman’s bankruptcy is believed to be the largest in US history. A new regulatory filing revealed that various consulting and legal firms and other lucky advisors that became part of the process which dismantled
Jenner & Block chairman 66-year-old Anton Valukas, court-appointed receiver in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy, has completed his probe. Valukas, a former federal prosecutor,
US insurance giant American International Group Inc. (AIG) has asked Thomas A. Russo, former legal affairs chief at Lehman Brothers, to be its next general counsel, according to a report from WSJ that cites those "people
Linklaters has advised administrators PwC on a claim resolution agreement (CRA), an arrangement for the return of assets to clients, which is now unconditional after receiving the
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
Bankruptcy lawyer fees broke through the $1,000-an-hour barrier for the priciest bankruptcy legal advice. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom's rates top out at $1,050 an hour. Chicago-based Kirkland & Ellis even
Linklaters’ high-profile role on Lehman Brothers’ administration is set to become one of most lucrative mandates in European legal history with the City giant now regularly billing more than £1m (€1,15m) a week
A first-year associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton made an Excel reformatting error that mistakenly added 179 contracts to an agreement to buy Lehman Brothers assets, according to a motion filed with a New York
City law firms reported unprecedented levels of activity in the last two weeks of September as financial institutions called on their legal advisers...
Weil Gotshal & Manges, Lehman's bankruptcy counsel, is handling the sale of Lehman's asset management unit, Neuberger Berman, to Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman for about $2.15bn. A twelve-partner team from
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has emerged as the latest firm to score a role on Japanese investment bank Nomura’s acquisition of Lehman Brothers’ Asian operations and its European and Middle East investment banking
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Ropes & Gray have secured the key roles on the joint acquisition of Lehman Brothers’ investment management unit by Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman.
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has advised Japanese bank Nomura on its winning auction bid for Lehman Brothers' Asian operations. Linklaters' Hong Kong office advised KPMG, the provisional liquidator to the Lehman