Venable Shot Down As Counsel For Unsecured Creditors

Law360, New York (April 5, 2010, 3:02 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals panel has dismissed a challenge by bankrupt Nashville Senior Living LLC's official committee of unsecured creditors to a bankruptcy court's denial of its application to retain Venable LLP as counsel, finding that the denial did not constitute a final order.

The Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled Thursday that there were no grounds to grant relief to the committee, which had asked to retain Venable despite a bankruptcy court's finding that the firm could...
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