Spokane Diocese Bankruptcy – $31,000,000 Settlement

About the case

Attorney Michael Pfau represented 74 plaintiffs in the bankruptcy proceeding filed by the Catholic Diocese of Spokane. After a lengthy and complex bankruptcy process, the Diocese of Spokane offered to settle all cases in the bankruptcy for $48,000,000. Mr. Pfau represented approximately half of the claimants and collected $31,000,000 in settlement for his clients.


  • Settlement: $31,000,000

Cause Number

  • U. S. Bankruptcy Court – Eastern Division of Washington at Spokane, 04-08822


  • Catholic Diocese of Spokane