Sharper Image Trustee Slams Hiring Of CEO's Firm

Law360, New York (March 28, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. trustee overseeing Sharper Image Corp.'s Chapter 11 case has opposed the retailer's request to retain a financial consulting firm founded by the debtor's new chief executive.

The trustee, Kelly Beaudin Stapleton, told the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware on Thursday that Conway, Del Genio, Gresi & Co. LLC should not be hired to help Sharper Image restructure its business, given the firm's obvious bias.

Stapleton said she had attempted to resolve the issue in talks with Sharper Image before filing her...
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