Linens 'N Things Noteholders Can't Block Gardere Fees

Law360, New York (October 23, 2009, 4:49 PM EDT) -- Wading into a rankling dispute over Linens 'N Things’ wind-down budget, a bankruptcy court has rejected the noteholder committee’s attempt to block payment of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP’s fees, reprimanding the committee for evasive discovery tactics.

At a hearing Tuesday Judge Christopher S. Sontchi of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware ruled solidly in favor of Linens 'N Things and its special counsel Gardere, authorizing interim payment of fees, ordering the noteholders to fully answer interrogatories about the scope of the budget and...
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