ABI Resident Scholar Prof. Anne Lawton talks with Bankruptcy Judge Judith Fitzgerald (W.D. Pa.; Pittsburgh)(ret.) and Prof. Lawrence Ponoroff of the University of Arizona College of Law (Tucson, Ariz) about their views on the professional fee issue before the Supreme Court in Baker Botts LLP v. ASARCO LLC, No. 14-103. Judge Fitzgerald and Prof. Ponoroff provide their differing perspectives of whether § 330(a) of the Bankruptcy Code grants bankruptcy judges discretion to award compensation for the defense of a fee application.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015