We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Judge Frowns At McDermott Head's "Happy" Remark

Law360 (May 31, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The head of the bankruptcy practice at powerhouse McDermott, Will & Emery LLP may lose his right to practice in southern Florida after accusing a judge of being “a few french fries short of a Happy Meal.”

McDermott's Chicago-based William P. Smith has been slapped with a show-cause order by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Laurel Myerson Isicoff, who did not take kindly to the now-infamous remark directed at her.

The comment came at a May 7 hearing during the bankruptcy case of South Beach Community Hospital, where...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.