On August 22, 2018, Archer Norris, a Professional Law Corporation ("Archer Norris"), filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy case. Its Case Number is 18-30924 HLB in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco Division. Click here for a copy of the Notice of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case. You may obtain copies of any of the other bankruptcy filings from the Court through its PACER system.

Below is some general information for specific interested parties:

  1. Former Clients
    If you are a client, Archer Norris ceased providing any legal services on September 14, 2018. Your matter should have previously been transitioned by you to new counsel. If not, and if you believe Archer Norris is still your counsel, please contact Chris Sullivan or Lesley Hawes at the Diamond McCarthy law firm immediately. Their email contact information is:

    Former clients who wish to request an investigation of what files may remain in the possession of Archer Norris should click here for a copy of the File Investigation and Retrieval Form. That form must be completed and returned so it is received by Archer Norris in the manner set forth at the bottom of the form by no later than March 15, 2019.
  2. Creditors
    If you assert a claim of any kind against Archer Norris, you should contact your own counsel and consider filing a proof of claim on or prior to the general creditor claims bar date, which is December 24, 2018. Information on how to file a proof of claim can be found in section 7 of the Notice of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case.
  3. General Bankruptcy Information
    For general information, please direct inquiries pertaining to the Archer Norris Chapter 11 filing to:
    Russell K. Burbank, Archer Norris' Liquidating Manager, at and cc Archer Norris' bankruptcy counsel, Thomas A. Willoughby, at