Dewey Judge Signs Off On $17M In Legal Fees

Law360, New York (June 20, 2013, 4:53 PM EDT) -- The ride is finally over for most of the lawyers and other professionals involved in Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP’s bankruptcy, as a judge signed off Thursday on $16.9 million in fees they racked up since the case began in May 2012.

At a brief court appearance, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn said “a lot of work went into those fees” and that law firm bankruptcies, especially one of this magnitude, can be difficult. Dewey’s liquidation plan was confirmed in February, nine months after it entered Chapter...
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