Trustee Fails To Dock Dodgers Attys' Fees

Law360, Wilmington (November 8, 2011, 3:17 PM EST) -- A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Tuesday denied the U.S. trustee’s bid to slash more than $350,000 from the tab of the Los Angeles Dodgers LLC’s counsel — Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP and Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP — finding that the questioned work was essential to the case. 

The contested fees stem from the early stages of the case, when the firms sought to win approval of a $150 million debtor-in-possession loan for the team from a hedge fund, Highbridge Capital Management LLC. But the...
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