West Headnote of the Day – May 11, 2010

May 11, 2010

West's Key 51 Bankruptcy
West's Key 51IX Administration
West's Key 51IX(E) Compensation of Officers and Others
West's Key 51IX(E)3 Attorneys
West's Key 51k3202 Procedure
West's Key 51k3204 k. Objections; Sua Sponte Determination.

51 BankruptcyIt is suggested that attorneys who challenge fellow counsel’s application for fees for professional services rendered should do so in a discrete and professionally courteous manner, and objections should be as specific as possible and generalized and conclusory statements that the applicant is seeking too high a fee, unsupported by averments that challenged certain hours as excessive or the like, will not justify a fee reduction.
In re Jensen-Farley Pictures, Inc., 47 B.R. 557 (Bankr. D. Utah 1985)

Suggested by Andrew Mackintosh; White & Case LLP; Los Angeles, CA