Using unusually strong language, a federal bankruptcy judge recently slammed Washington’s Butzel Long Tighe Patton for failing to disclose a client conflict and stripped the firm of nearly $72,000 in fees.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge S. Martin Teel Jr., with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia, reserved his harshest criticism for name partner Thomas Patton, concluding it was “inexcusable” that he didn’t show up for a fee application hearing for its work on behalf of a client.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]