Note to Former Dewey Clients: Check the Mail

, The Am Law Daily


In a bankruptcy court filing submitted Friday, the Dewey & LeBoeuf estate outlined a plan to alert former clients that they have 45 days to lay claim to the "innumerable" client files the defunct firm has in its possession before it disposes of them "in the manner it deems fit."

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  • Ken

    Question to the bankruptcy and ethics types: I certainly would not want my use of a particular law firm disclosed to the world at large without my consent. Is there no ethical rule that would prevent this type of information from being disclosed (someone at Dewey must have given it to the unsecured creditors)? Is there a procedure in bankruptcy that would allow for confidentiality?

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