Kodak Trustee Slams Nixon Peabody's Unexplained Billing

Law360, New York (January 10, 2013, 1:05 PM EST) -- The U.S. trustee in Eastman Kodak Co.'s bankruptcy objected Wednesday to the company's proposed retention of Nixon Peabody LLP as special counsel, arguing that the firm's undisclosed billing rates are unreasonable and violate the Bankruptcy Code.

Nixon Peabody currently serves as special litigation counsel to the bankrupt photography company, and applied in November to retroactively change that designation after exceeding the monthly fee cap of $50,000 in September and October, according to U.S. Trustee Tracy Hope Davis.

But in that application, Nixon Peabody redacted much of...
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