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Dickstein Shapiro collapsed more than two years ago, and a former California partner at the firm, Clyde Hettrick, has been dead nearly five years. But Hettrick’s time at Dickstein is still generating fresh litigation, with an excess insurer for the firm filing a federal lawsuit April 6 aimed at shedding potential responsibility for a chunk of a $64 million malpractice verdict.

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Dan Packel

Dan Packel covers law firms' global strategy and economics. He is based in Philadelphia. Contact him at dpackel@alm.com. On twitter at @packeld

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