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Elissa Miller with SulmeyerKupetz. Courtesy photo

Elissa Miller, a partner at Los Angeles-based SulmeyerKupetz, will serve as interim trustee for the bankruptcy of Girardi Keese, according to a notice filed on Wednesday in the firm’s bankruptcy case. Last month, creditors filed Chapter 7 involuntary bankruptcies against the Los Angeles firm and its founder, Tom Girardi, after a federal judge issued a $2 million contempt judgment against him for failing to pay clients with settlements over the 2018 crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft.

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Amanda Bronstad

Amanda Bronstad is the ALM staff reporter covering class actions and mass torts nationwide. She writes the email dispatch Critical Mass. She is based in Los Angeles.

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