Judge Nixes Oneida's Objections To Counsel's Fee

Law360, New York (October 30, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Despite debtors’ vehement objections, the federal bankruptcy judge in charge of flatware maker Oneida Ltd.’s Chapter 11 case has granted contested applications for more than $2 million in fees and expenses.

Oneida emerged from bankruptcy last month, but that didn’t put to rest the dispute between Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels LLP—counsel for the equity committee—and Oneida.

Friday, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Allan Gropper signed an order mandating that Brown Rudnick be compensated for its services as counsel for Oneida’s official committee of equity security holders.

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