On May 5, 2016, a motion for authority to sell assets of the estates pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code was filed in the bankruptcy case of Howrey LLP (f/k/a Howrey Simon Arnold & White) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 2548 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion Chapter 7 Trustee’s Motion Under 11 U.S.C. 363(b) Seeking Entry of an Order Directing Transfer Agents to Transfer Shares Owned by Estate in Publicly Traded Companies, and Authorizing Trustee to Sell Shares and Pay Fees, Charges and Taxes (if any) Associated with Such Transfer and Sale Filed by Trustee Allan B. Diamond (Giugliano, Sheryl) (Entered: 05/05/2016)
Howrey LLP (f/k/a Howrey Simon Arnold & White) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on April 11, 2011. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 11-31376. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Dennis Montali. The law firm of Wiley Rein & Fielding LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Howrey LLP (f/k/a Howrey Simon Arnold & White) in the bankruptcy case.