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Forum Selection Clause in an Unsigned Pre-Petition Engagement Letter is Binding on Chapter 11 Trustee.

Every lawyer knows that it is important to enter into a signed engagement letter with a client before commencing legal representation. But, as one law firm recently discovered, even an unsigned engagement letter is better...more

Don’t Fear the Reaper: Hiring Bankruptcy Counsel Won’t Be Held Against You

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

Both bankruptcy practitioners and potential clients thereof can take comfort in a recent decision issued by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Last week, the Fifth Circuit concluded that hiring...more

The Devils Dictionary

by Polsinelli on

The "Devil's Dictionary" is a quick-reference guide for commercial lenders and other restructuring professionals. In this series, we highlight many of the buzz words found in the Dictionary and used in today's bankruptcy...more

Decisions Do Not Apply "Jewel Doctrine" to Departed Partners' Fees - Legal Fees Earned by Departed Partners in Now-Defunct Law...

by Holland & Knight LLP on

A California District Court recently held that a bankruptcy trustee could not claim a property interest in the hourly fee matters pending at the now-dissolved Heller Ehrman LLP law firm. This June California decision was...more

American Airlines Pilots Gamble And Lose In Bankruptcy Case

by Bloomberg Law on

Sept. 6 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia talks with Bloomberg News bankruptcy columnist and editor-at-large Bill Rochelle about how a strategy backfired on the pilots' union at American Airlines. Bill also...more

Aaron Bailey on the Creditors' Rights Specialty

by Sands Anderson PC on

Aaron Bailey of the Raleigh office explains the credential granted by the American Board of Certification know as a Creditors' Rights Specialist and why his North Carolina clients will benefit now that he has earned this...more

July Newsletter

by Capital Finance on

Theory of Deepening Insolvency Banking & Finance Litigation...more

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