Kaye Scholer, US Trustee Eke Out $1.5M GSC Settlement

Law360, New York (April 23, 2013, 2:29 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Trustee's Office on Monday went through with its $1.5 million settlement resolving Kaye Scholer LLP's alleged ethics violations in GSC Group Inc.'s bankruptcy after finagling its way around a judge's probable rejection of the deal.

Andrea Schwartz, an attorney for U.S. Trustee Tracy Hope Davis, said at a hearing Monday that the government decided to withdraw the motion to approve the settlement after meeting late Friday with U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Shelley C. Chapman, who indicated at that time that she was likely going to...
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