WL Homes Trustee Slams Baker Hostetler Fee Bid

Law360, New York (January 12, 2010, 2:29 PM EST) -- The Chapter 7 trustee for WL Homes LLC has objected to Baker & Hostetler LLP's bid for attorneys' fees, saying it has no right to demand immediate payment for services rendered while the bankrupt homebuilder was still in Chapter 11.

In the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware on Monday, Chapter 7 Trustee George L. Miller filed the objection to Baker & Hostetler's request for more than $16,000 in fees and expenses.

Because Baker & Hostetler was an ordinary course professional in WL Homes'...
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