Meet the bill gatekeeper in Detroit's bankruptcy – Crain's Chicago Business

Meet the bill gatekeeper in Detroit's bankruptcyCrain’s Chicago BusinessHe had been following the Detroit bankruptcy out of intellectual interest, when one day he picked up the phone and it was Rhodes, offering him the job. He was appointed last summer to review lawyers' and consultants' invoices, question their fees when …and more »

Tightened Regulations Challenge Foreclosure Law Firms – New York Law Journal (registration)

New York Law Journal (registration)Tightened Regulations Challenge Foreclosure Law FirmsNew York Law Journal (registration)Georgia firm Morris Schneider Wittstadt filed for bankruptcy earlier this month after discovering a multimillion-dollar shortfall in its escrow accounts. Butler & Hosch, a Florida-based firm with 11 offices and 200 attorneys … According to a 2012 …and more »

Bankruptcy for cities draws debate – Herald & Review

Illinois News NetworkBankruptcy for cities draws debateHerald & ReviewBrad Erens, a Chicago-based corporate restructuring attorney, said he favors allowing bankruptcy as an option. "We agree, Chapter 9 is a last resort," Erens said. But, he warned that the U.S. Could be headed into another recession that could cost the …Whole House committee review; Bankruptcy proposal heard; State picks up air …Illinois News Networkall 5 news articles »…