Marcal Objects To Unsecured Creditors Counsel

Law360, New York (July 18, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Bankrupt paper company Marcal Paper Mills Inc. has objected to a request by the unsecured creditors committee to hire a special environmental counsel, because of a pending agreement to settle a nearly $1 billion claim from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The objection, filed on Tuesday in United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of the New Jersey, relates to an earlier request from Marcal's official committee of unsecured creditors, asking the court to approve retention of Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP as a...
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