Once considered the nation's pre-eminent international law firm, the defunct Coudert Brothers has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In a petition filed Friday in Southern District of New York Bankruptcy Court, the firm, which broke up last year, said it lacked the funds to post appeal bonds to challenge two judgments against it, including a $2.5 million award in a legal malpractice suit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court.
Coudert Files for Bankruptcy Protection
New York Law Journal
September 25, 2006