On February 24, 2015, an order regarding the application for final approval of professional compensation was filed in the bankruptcy case of First Mariner Bancorp and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 410 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Order Granting Application of Shapiro Sher Guinot & Sandler for (i) Third Interim Allowance of Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses as Co-Counsel for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Capital Trust Holdings, Inc. (fka First Mariner Bancorp) for the Period August 1, 2014 through December 8, 2014 and (ii) Final Allowance of Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses for the Period February 13, 2014 through December 8, 2014(related document(s): Application for Compensation filed by Attorney Shapiro Sher Guinot & Sandler). Granting for Shapiro Sher Guinot & Sandler, fees awarded: $86132.50, expenses awarded: $2449.43 (Devine, Ellen)
First Mariner Bancorp filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on February 10, 2014. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 14-11952. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge David Rice. The law firm of Yumkas, Vidmar & Sweeney, LLC is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to First Mariner Bancorp in the bankruptcy case.