Saying a bankruptcy judge was "a few french fries short of a Happy Meal" may cost an out-of-state lawyer the ability to practice in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida. The comment already has cost Chicago-based McDermott Will & Emery partner William P. Smith his client -- Mount Sinai Medical Center & Miami Heart Institute. Bankruptcy Judge Laurel Myerson Isicoff also slapped the hospital with a restraining order at the hearing where Smith made his fast-food quip.
Lawyer's 'Super-Size' Gaffe Costs Him Client and Possibly Right to Practice Before Fla. Court
Daily Business Review
May 31, 2007