McDermott Tries To Perfect The Art Of Mea Culpa

Law360, New York (June 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Trying to do some damage control, the chairman of Chicago-based powerhouse McDermott, Will & Emery has decided to fly down to Miami to personally apologize for a comment tossed off by the firm's bankruptcy practice head, accusing a Florida judge of being “a few French fries short of a Happy Meal.”

McDermott filed a successful motion in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida, asking that chairman Harvey Freishtat be allowed to attend the show-cause hearing for partner William P. Smith to express...
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