Will Thelen and Coudert save Dewey’s poachers?

May 8, 2012 – In The News
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Some of the firms that hired partners Thelen LLP, a dissolved law firm, are now fighting to hold onto billings by laterals who brought clients with them. Yann Geron, a Partner and member of the Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy Department at Fox Rothschild, is the trustee for Thelan and he believes that the dissolved law firm is owed fees for work its partners billed after it collapsed. Although two firms who hired ex-Thelan attorneys are fighting Geron’s demands, "most of (the claims) are being settled because the majority of the law firms are recognizing that the claims are legitimate,” Geron said.

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