Weil Gotshal Has Conflict Of Interest: Trump Trustee

Law360, New York (May 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The trustee in Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc.’s Chapter 11 proceedings has objected to the debtor’s proposed hiring of Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, alleging a conflict of interest stemming from a previous bankruptcy case.

The objection, filed Thursday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey, claims that Weil Gotshal — which represented an informal committee of secured noteholders for the Taj Mahal and Plaza casinos in Trump Entertainment's predecessor’s Chapter 11 proceedings in 2004 — should not be allowed to represent Trump...
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