Has the Dip's Attorney Become the Ultimate Creditors' Lawyer in Bankruptcy Reorganization Cases?

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Nancy B. Rapoport

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

Chip Bowles

Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC

Abstract

This article discusses the issues facing the lawyer for the estate in a bankruptcy case. It debunks the idea that the lawyer for the estate represents any single constituency, and it tries to redefine the fiduciary duties that the estate lawyer has to the bankruptcy estate.

Keywords: chapter 11, bankruptcy, reorganization, lawyer, attorney, professional responsibility, ethics, fiduciary duty

JEL Classification: K10, K00

Suggested Citation

Rapoport, Nancy B. and Bowles, Chip, Has the Dip's Attorney Become the Ultimate Creditors' Lawyer in Bankruptcy Reorganization Cases?. American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review, Vol. 5, p. 47, 1997. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=936240

Nancy B. Rapoport (Contact Author)

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

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Chip Bowles

Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC ( email )

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United States
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