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December 16, 1987 | MYRNA OLIVER, Times Legal Affairs Writer
The Beverly Hills and Los Angeles offices of the country's fourth-largest law firm, New York-based Finley, Kumble, Wagner, Underberg, Manley, Myerson & Casey, began liquidating at the close of business Tuesday, a West Coast spokesman for the firm confirmed. The impending demise of the 20-year-old firm became known publicly about six weeks ago. It has been struggling under a debt load estimated at $60 million to $85 million.
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December 16, 1987 | MYRNA OLIVER, Times Legal Affairs Writer
The Beverly Hills and Los Angeles offices of the country's fourth-largest law firm, New York-based Finley, Kumble, Wagner, Underberg, Manley, Myerson & Casey, began liquidating at the close of business Tuesday, a West Coast spokesman for the firm confirmed. The impending demise of the 20-year-old firm became known publicly about six weeks ago. It has been struggling under a debt load estimated at $60 million to $85 million.
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December 7, 1987 | AL DELUGACH, Times Staff Writer
Richard W. Traweek, a Los Angeles real estate syndicator, was surfing along the very crest of success. He was still under 40 years old and had already raised more than $120 million from investors in 38 real estate limited partnerships. He had reaped millions of dollars from the multiple fees that characterize such enterprises. He was a major political player as well, donating big money and hosting fund-raisers for prominent politicians of both parties, state and national.
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December 7, 1987 | AL DELUGACH, Times Staff Writer
Richard W. Traweek, a Los Angeles real estate syndicator, was surfing along the very crest of success. He was still under 40 years old and had already raised more than $120 million from investors in 38 real estate limited partnerships. He had reaped millions of dollars from the multiple fees that characterize such enterprises. He was a major political player as well, donating big money and hosting fund-raisers for prominent politicians of both parties, state and national.
BUSINESS
June 10, 1987
Rodney J. Blonien, formerly undersecretary of California's Youth and Adult Correctional Agency, has been named a partner of the international law firm of Finley, Kumble, Wagner, Heine, Underberg, Manley, Myerson & Casey and will head the firm's Sacramento branch.
BUSINESS
May 11, 1987
Michael Oliver, an entertainment lawyer and former executive vice president of ICM, has been named counsel to the law firm of Finley, Kumble, Wagner, Heine, Underberg, Manley, Myerson & Casey. He will work from its Beverly Hills entertainment department.
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December 17, 1986 | United Press International
Sen. Paul Laxalt (R-Nev.) will join a New York law firm as a senior policy adviser but will remain in Washington to help President Reagan in any way he can, it was announced Tuesday. Laxalt will become a partner in Finley, Kumble, Wagner, Heine, Underberg, Manley, Myerson & Casey.
BUSINESS
May 3, 1987
Lawyers Total Firm in L.A. Lawyers 1. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher 345 538 2. O'Melveny & Myers 309 398 3. Latham & Watkins 213 368 4. Paul, Hasting, Janofsky & Walker 171 244 5. Finley, Kumble, Wagner, Heine, Underberg, Manley, Myerson & Casey 157 603 6. Irell & Manella 143 143 7. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton 138 180 8. Haight, Dickson, Brown & Bonesteel 129 129 9. Wyman, Bautzer, Christensen, Kuchel & Silbert 127 129 10. Lillick, McHose & Charles 106 219
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