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Appellate Success For Wilke Fleury

Wilke Fleury recently secured a victory before the Court of Appeal of the State of California, Third Appellate District, on behalf of bankruptcy trustee Michael Burkhart. In the underlying trial court proceedings, Wilke Fleury partners Megan Lewis and Daniel Egan obtained an order under which Mr. Burkhart was substituted into the litigation as the party plaintiff following the bankruptcy filing of defendant Wire Comm Wireless, Inc. That decision was disputed by the creditor plaintiff, New Cingular Wireless Services, Inc., which appealed the matter. Wilke Fleury partner Dan Baxter handled the briefing and oral argument before the appellate court. Just eight days after that oral argument, the court issued an opinion affirming the trial court’s ruling in full. To view the Court of Appeal’s decision, go to