Battle Escalates Over Fees In Werner Bankruptcy

Law360, New York (September 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A feud over compensation sought by the financial advisers of bankrupt Werner Holding Co. has taken a curious turn, with a creditor now decrying fees for work performed defending the fees.

In papers filed Tuesday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, Werner investor Levine Leichtman Capital Partners took issue with Rothschild Inc.'s application for $169,000 in legal fees accrued by its counsel during a dispute over fees.

Levine Leichtman argued that reimbursement for work performed justifying a previous fee application was “not...
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