Battle Brews Over Fees In Bankruptcy Proceeding

Law360, New York (February 7, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Just how much is too much when it comes to fees in bankruptcy proceedings? The question is being tested in a contentious battle between Akin Gump and one of the country’s most prominent bankruptcy experts.

Greenhill & Co. Vice Chairman Harvey Miller, who founded the bankruptcy group at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, is facing accusations of artificially inflating legal fees in the recently concluded Chapter 11 proceedings of a client.

The charges were brought by Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, which represented the...
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