Daily News: February 23, 2015

Judge Approves Detroit Bankruptcy Fees

The Honorable Steven W. Rhodes of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan approved the City of Detroit’s bankruptcy fees, singling out Jones Day for its contribution in the case.

In its oral opinion confirming the plan on November 7, 2014, the Court stated:

“Profound thanks to the attorneys and other professionals in the case. You conducted yourselves with the highest degree of civility, respect, and professionalism, both to each other and to the Court. At the same time, you demonstrated zealous advocacy as well as loyalty to your oaths and to your clients. Your work in this case is a model of the public service role that lawyers and the legal profession perform in our society. It has made me proud to be a part of the judicial process and of the legal profession and each of you should share in that pride.”

To read the opinion, click here.