Latham Atty's No-Show At Fee Reform Meeting Irks DOJ

Law360, New York (June 4, 2012, 6:12 PM EDT) -- A Latham & Watkins LLP partner and vocal critic of a U.S. Department of Justice plan to reform fees for bankruptcy attorneys was chastised by a Justice Department official on Monday for failing to attend a public meeting over the proposal, according to people in attendance.

Jan Baker, global co-chair of Latham's insolvency practice, was absent from the meeting in Washington, where he was expected to deliver remarks on the U.S. Trustee Program's plan to update Chapter 11 billing guidelines. Baker wrote a letter to the...
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