Amicus Brief of Neutral Fee Examiners Supporting Neither Party

36 Pages Posted: 13 Dec 2014 Last revised: 14 Dec 2014

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Brady C. Williamson

Godfrey & Kahn

Patricia Wheeler

Godfrey & Kahn

Nancy B. Rapoport

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

Robert Keach

BERNSTEIN, SHUR, SAWYER & NELSON, P.A.

Robert Fishman

Shaw Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC

Date Written: December 11, 2014

Abstract

This United States Supreme Court brief argues that estate-paid professionals who are defending against objections to their fee applications should be able to get their defense fees paid from the estate if they substantially prevail on the defense of those fees.

Keywords: Bankruptcy, chapter 11, attorney fees, professional fees, fees

JEL Classification: K1, K10, K19, K2, K20, K29, K3, K30, K39, K4, K40, K49

Suggested Citation

Williamson, Brady C. and Wheeler, Patricia and Rapoport, Nancy B. and Keach, Robert and Fishman, Robert, Amicus Brief of Neutral Fee Examiners Supporting Neither Party (December 11, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2536955 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2536955

Brady C. Williamson (Contact Author)

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Patricia Wheeler

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Nancy B. Rapoport

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

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Robert Keach

BERNSTEIN, SHUR, SAWYER & NELSON, P.A. ( email )

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Robert Fishman

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Chicago, IL 60654
United States
312 541 0151 (Phone)
312 980 3888 (Fax)

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