First Mariner Bancorp  Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Order Regarding The Application For Final Approval Of Professional Compensation

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 411 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Order Approving Final Fee Application of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, as Attorneys for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors for Allowance of Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses for Services Rendered and Expenses Incurred from February 13, 2014 through December 8, 2014 (related document(s):[403] Application for Compensation filed by Creditor Committee The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of First Mariner Bancorp). Granting for Kirkland & Ellis LLP, fees awarded: $1420085.00, expenses awarded: $37300.05 (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.


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