Hundreds of Hispanic farmers who had been represented by Howrey in a suit against the federal government alleging discriminatory lending practices, have asked a federal judge to ensure that they aren’t left without representation.
Howrey’s bankruptcy trustee filed a motion last month to allow the estate withdraw from the case, but the farmers don’t want Howrey to go. Earlier this month the judge approved the request.
Stephen Hill, a former antitrust partner who has been working on the case since 2002, told our sister publication Am Law Daily that he plans to stick with the case. Read up on all the latest happenings here.