Restructuring the Misperception of Lawyers: Another Task for Bankruptcy Professionals

American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Vol. 28, p. 44, 2009

UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper

Posted: 12 Sep 2009

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Eric Van Horn

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Nancy B. Rapoport

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law

Date Written: September 2009

Abstract

This essay discusses why the increase in high-profile, high-fees chapter 11 bankruptcy cases creates some real public relations problems for bankruptcy professionals and what those professionals might do to avert a backlash in the media and in the public opinion of lawyers.

Keywords: bankruptcy, lawyers, fees, ethics, bankruptcy ethics, Chrysler, GM

JEL Classification: K1, K2, K29, K39, K49

Suggested Citation

Van Horn, Eric and Rapoport, Nancy B., Restructuring the Misperception of Lawyers: Another Task for Bankruptcy Professionals (September 2009). American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Vol. 28, p. 44, 2009; UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1472211

Eric Van Horn

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Nancy B. Rapoport (Contact Author)

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