Quinn Emanuel's Kirpalani Tapped To Probe Dynegy

Law360, New York (January 11, 2012, 7:44 PM EST) -- Noted bankruptcy attorney Susheel Kirpalani, chairman of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP's bankruptcy practice, was tapped Wednesday to probe the controversial $1.7 billion restructuring that preceded Dynegy Holdings LLC's Chapter 11 filing in November.

The U.S. Trustee's office, which oversees Chapter 11 cases in the U.S., asked U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Cecelia G. Morris to appoint Kirpalani as examiner after consulting with stakeholders in the case, including creditors and debtors.

"Dynegy has been gathering materials in anticipation of an examiner appointment, and we are glad to...
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