In a prior post, we discussed the ruling of the Northern District of California Bankruptcy Court in the In re Howrey LLP case, whereby the Court found that claims for unpaid rent of landlords of an involuntary debtor were entitled to priority status. Recently, the creditors’ committee in the Howrey bankruptcy case appealed the decision.  Stay tuned for further updates on this matter.

Carl D. Neff is a partner with the law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP.  Carl is admitted in Delaware and regularly practices before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. You can reach Carl at (302) 622-4272 or at