US Protests Brown Rudnick's Fee Request In Beacon Bankruptcy

Law360, New York (March 21, 2012, 7:45 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government objected last week to Brown Rudnick LLP's request for half a million dollars in legal fees it racked up in Beacon Power Corp.'s bankruptcy case, after a judge had said the estate was near administrative insolvency.

Beacon's professionals at Brown Rudnick accrued a high tab for themselves while money was running out for all other parties and the law firm's fees are excessive and disproportionate to the size of Beacon's estate and should be reduced accordingly, the government said March 15.

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