3rd Circ. Won't Boot Judge Off Bankruptcy Misconduct Appeal

Law360, Los Angeles (May 19, 2017, 8:54 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Friday shut down a former Syntax-Brillian Corp. shareholder’s bid to force a Delaware federal judge off appeal proceedings over alleged misconduct by Greenberg Traurig LLP during its representation of bankrupt Syntax, finding the investor’s “impugning” of the court was meritless.

In an unpublished decision, the three-judge panel determined that the wide array of issues raised by Syntax shareholder Ahmed Amr in the case, including his contention that U.S. District Judge Gregory M. Sleet had permitted U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Brendan Shannon to “ghost-write”...
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Case Title

In re: Syntax Brillian Corp, et al


Case Number

16-4343

Court

Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3422 Bankruptcy Appeals Rule 28 USC 158

Date Filed

December 21, 2016

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