Dreier LLP Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Order Regarding The Motion/Application For Approval Of A Settlement Pursuant To Rule 9019

On April 16, 2015, an order regarding the motion/application for approval of a settlement pursuant to rule 9019 was filed in the bankruptcy case of Dreier LLP and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 2131 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

So Ordered Memorandum Endorsed Order Signed On 4/16/2015. Re: The Court Declines To Approve This Settlement Because The Administrators Submission Fails To Demonstrate That It Is Reasonable. In Particular, It Fails To Disclose The Amount Of Attorneys Fees Provided For In The Settlement And Why The Amount That The Administrator Is Willing To Accept In Satisfaction Of Her Quantum Meruit Claim Is Appropriate. (Greene, Chantel)

Dreier LLP filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on December 16, 2008. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 08-15051. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein. The law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Dreier LLP in the bankruptcy case.


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