LeClairRyan’s ex-bankrupt attorney still pending taxes

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By Rick Archer (March 29, 2022, 8:55 p.m. EDT) — A Virginia bankruptcy judge on Tuesday denied requests by attorney Gary LeClair and other former LeClairRyan members to be removed from the firm’s shareholder list of bankruptcy attorneys, concluding that they retained their shares and the tax liabilities that came with them.

In a virtual hearing, Judge Kevin Huennekens of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia ruled that LeClairRyan had legally dissolved five days before filing for bankruptcy and that founding partner LeClair and nearly all other remaining members had quit too late to avoid being locked into equity ownership and…

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