Judge Clarifies Foley's Role In Tower Case

Law360, New York (January 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal bankruptcy judge has signed off on a bid by Tower Automotive Inc. to clarify Foley & Lardner LLP’s role as special labor negotiation counsel, opening the door for the law firm to be paid for additional services it has provided to the bankrupt auto parts maker in connection with an employment investigation.

Foley has been retained by Tower as special labor negotiation counsel since October 2005, and the court has already granted three interim fee applications submitted by the law firm. Since April 2006,...
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