Simpson Thacher set for $300k Treasury payout
The Treasury Department has released its contract with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, reports The American Lawyer. The firm will make $300,000 (£174,000) over the next six months for its work as the Treasury's lead adviser on the US Government's banking bailout. As The Am Law Daily has previously reported, the Treasury reached out to six law firms, requesting proposals for the work. Four declined: Davis Polk & Wardwell, Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, and a mystery firm.
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