Weil's Expenses Draw Objection From Blockbuster Trustee

Law360, New York (July 10, 2013, 6:03 PM ET) -- The U.S. trustee overseeing the bankruptcy of Blockbuster Inc. on Wednesday lodged an objection to Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP’s bid for reimbursement of certain out-of-pocket expenses, taking issue with hours billed for timekeepers and other costs.

U.S. Trustee Tracy Hope Davis said she has identified several time entries by “transitionary timekeepers” who worked on the bankruptcy through May 2013, but Weil’s expense application fails to explain why the service of these timekeepers was necessary and benefited the estate.

Absent an explanation, the trustee said, Weil’s...
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