$3M Fee Request Questioned In Journal Register Ch. 11

Law360, New York (July 29, 2013, 10:16 PM EDT) -- The U.S. trustee handling Journal Register Co.'s Chapter 11 case took issue Monday with fee applications submitted by professional firms, asking a New York bankruptcy judge to trim nearly $600,000 from the total figure of more than $3 million.

Reviewing the reasonableness of the fee requests, U.S Trustee Tracy Hope Davis challenged the compensation and expense reimbursements sought by six of the eight professional firms requesting them, including SSG Advisors LLC, Grant Thornton LLP and law firm Cozen O'Connor PC.

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