Bankruptcy Examiner Scolded Over Big Rivers Misconduct

Law360, New York (February 23, 2012, 4:16 PM EST) -- The Supreme Court of Kentucky publicly reprimanded an attorney Thursday for trying to negotiate side deals for fees for his role as examiner in the Big Rivers Electric Corp. bankruptcy in the late 1990s.

The Kentucky Bar Association had found J. Baxter Schilling, who was forced by the federal court to disgorge the $2.7 million he received in fees, guilty of five counts of professional misconduct, and the Supreme Court on Thursday agreed on four counts and issued the reprimand on the bar association's request....
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