Former employees of Heller Ehrman sued at least 179 former partners on Friday, including former Chairman Matthew Larrabee, demanding they fork over $32 million for the largest group of creditors in the defunct firm’s bankruptcy.

The suit (.pdf), an adversary proceeding filed in the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California, targets all partners who were at the firm on Aug. 11, 2008, when 60 days’ notice should have been given to the first employees laid off on Oct. 10, said Craig Collins, of Los Angeles litigation boutique Blum Collins.

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