Lehman Judge Calls For Atty To Advise Workers On Benefits

Law360, New York (November 16, 2011, 3:13 PM EST) -- The New York judge overseeing the Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. bankruptcy asked on Wednesday that several parties essentially pay for a lawyer to advise employees and retirees about their health benefits — a request the judge wasn't even sure he had the authority to make.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge James M. Peck, who is overseeing the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history, issued the unusual directive in conjunction with his order approving what he said was otherwise a “fairly surgical and benign” change of control over the health...
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