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Payment Of Attorneys For Defending Fee Requests Debated In Supreme Court
Posted on 25 Feb 2015 by Emerson Heffner

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) There is no basis in the law for categorically denying payment to lawyers for successfully defending their fee applications in bankruptcy cases, attorney Aaron M. Streett of Texas law firm Baker Botts LLP told... Read More

Supreme Court: Bankruptcy Lawyers Not Entitled To Fees For Defending Fee Requests
Posted on 16 Jun 2015 by Emerson Heffner

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Bankruptcy Code does not allow bankruptcy courts to award fees to attorneys for successfully defending their fee applications, the U.S. Supreme Court held June 15 in a 6-3 decision, affirming a Fifth... Read More