Ethics

A Two-Year Delay in Filing a Retention Application Resulted in Denial of Fees

Pittsburgh Bankruptcy Judge Gregory Taddonio says that lawyers must search in PACER before signing up a new client.

Two Circuits Now Require Refunds for Overpayment of U.S. Trustee Fees

The Second Circuit essentially reissued its original decision from last year by again requiring the U.S. Trustee to refund the overpayment of unconstitutional fees.
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In Mass Tort Cases, New York Judge Permits Redactions of Creditors’ Names

One month apart, two judges in New York differed on the extent to which they permitted redactions of information about creditors, their identities and addresses.

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Judge Grabill Imposes $400,000 in Sanctions for Violation of Confidentiality Order

Subjectively laudable reasons for violating a confidentiality order didn’t absolve the lawyer of sanctions.

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