In re: LeClairRyan PLLC.
Case No. 19-34574
United States Bankruptcy Court,
Eastern District of Virginia (Richmond Division)
On September 3, 2019, LeClairRyan PLLC. ("LeClairRyan") filed voluntary petitions in the Eastern District of Virginia, Richmond Division, seeking relief under the provisions of Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. The case is pending before the Honorable Keith L. Phillips. The Debtor continues to operate its business and manage its properties as a Debtor-in-Possession.
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NOTICE OF INTENT TO DISPOSE OF CLIENT FILES
ATTENTION: To all former clients of LeClairRyan PLLC (the “Firm”). The Firm may also have possession of client files formerly held by the following law firms: (i) LeClairRyan, A Professional Corporation, (ii) LeClairRyan, LLP, (iii) Pizzo and Haman LLP, (iv) Hays, McConn, Rice & Pickering P.C., (v) Adelman, Scheff & Smith LLC, and (vi) Biedermann, Reif, Hoenig & Ruff P.C.
On September 27, 2019, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (the “Bankruptcy Court”) entered an Order [Doc. No. 130] Case No.19-34574-KRH, authorizing the Firm to dispose of certain client files remaining in its possession pursuant to certain file disposition procedures. Parties who believe that their file(s) are in the possession of the Firm and desire to retrieve such file(s) are asked to follow these disposition procedures. If you fail to retrieve your files after a certain period of time, as set forth below, unretrieved files will be destroyed.
A. HOW TO REQUEST AN OPPORTUNITY TO RETRIEVE YOUR FILE
To request an opportunity to claim and retrieve a client file, (i) the former client on whose behalf services were rendered; (ii) a qualified agent of such client; or (iii) the attorney formerly or presently responsible for the file, shall complete and return a File Retrieval Form, according to the instructions contained therein, which form can be obtained by accessing the case website at www.americanlegal.com/leclairryan, or contacting the Firm at (804) 783-2003.
SUCH FILE RETRIEVAL FORMS MUST BE RECEIVED BY NO LATER THAN 90 DAYS FROM THE DATE HEREOF.
To the extent a File Retrieval Form is timely received, the identity of the client or qualified agent requesting the file(s) will be verified and all available information concerning the location of the file(s) will be provided and such former client or qualified agent will be provided an opportunity to obtain the file(s). It will be the client’s responsibility to pay for all delivery and related retrieval charges. Such file(s) will not be disposed of or abandoned by the Debtor if adequate arrangements are made with the Debtor or the possessor of the file by no later than 90 days from the date hereof. If adequate arrangements are not made for the retrieval of the files by no later than 90 days from the date hereof, the files may be destroyed without further notice.
B. CONSEQUENCES OF FAILURE TO REQUEST AN OPPORTUNITY TO RETRIEVE YOUR CLIENT FILE
FOR THOSE FILES FOR WHICH NO FILE RETRIEVAL FORM IS TIMELY RECEIVED, THE BANKRUPTCY COURT HAS GRANTED THE FIRM THE AUTHORITY TO DESTROY SUCH FILES. ACCORDINGLY, YOUR FILE (OR YOUR CLIENT’S FILE) MAY BE DESTROYED IF YOU CHOOSE NOT TO ACT BY NO LATER THAN 90 DAYS FROM THE DATE HEREOF.
Note: American Legal Claim Services, LLC ("ALCS") maintains this website for the public's convenience at the direction of Hunton Andrews Kurth, counsel to the Debtor. While ALCS makes every attempt to ensure the accuracy of the information contained herein, this website is not the website of the United States Bankruptcy Court, and does not contain the complete official record of the Court. All documents filed with the Court are available for inspection at the Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia, Richmond, Division.