Ampal Execs Blast Brown Rudnick's Contempt Bid In Fee Fight

Law360, New York (February 15, 2013, 7:33 PM EST) -- Directors of bankrupt energy investment company Ampal-American Israel Corp. said Friday that they should not be held in contempt for lagging on payments to creditors' lawyers Brown Rudnick LLP, arguing that they have not been given enough time.

Brown Rudnick has been too aggressive in trying to collect $649,735 in legal fees owed for work on the bankruptcy, the company directors said in a court filing. Ampal-American, a company that invests in Israeli industry, entered bankruptcy in August to restructure its debt.

The court awarded Brown...
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