Dewey, Proskauer Win Bid For $8.8M In MF Global Fees

Law360, New York (October 29, 2013, 7:08 PM EDT) -- Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP and Proskauer Rose LLP on Tuesday received a bankruptcy judge’s approval of their request for a combined $8.8 million in attorneys' fees for their work on MF Global Holdings Ltd.’s case over the objections of the fallen brokerage’s plan administrator.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn signed off on the fees, $3.5 million of which were requested by the defunct Dewey and $5.3 million of which were sought by Proskauer. MF Global’s bankruptcy plan administrator, Bruce Bennett of Jones Day, had urged the...
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