Stressing that the case raised “important issues concerning the integrity of the bankruptcy process,” a federal bankruptcy judge in Manhattan has declined to dismiss claims by a trustee against a Westchester County, N.Y.-based law firm.

In In re Food Management Group (Grubin v. Rattet), 04-22880, Judge Martin Glenn ruled that allegations of fraudulent concealment, breach of fiduciary duty, negligence and fraud on the court could proceed against attorneys Robert L. Rattet and Jonathan S. Pasternak, as well as the law firm Rattet, Pasternak & Gordon Oliver.

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