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And Thereby Hangs a Tale.

No. 737 Once upon a time there was a Little City named Harrisburg that planned to hire one of the most prestigious law firms in the world, the feared Cravath, to handle its Chapter 9 Bankruptcy.  The feared Cravath had a stable full of hungry, hungry dinosaurs in grey suits who looked fierce but were […]

Never Heard of Chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code? You Will.

Yes, Harrisburg is about to make news. But not in a good way. The City of Harrisburg filed today for protection under Chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code.    That’s the chapter of the code that provides for reorganization for municipalities. The most famous one was Orange County, California.   The filing is in response […]

Carlota Bohm tentatively named Bankruptcy Judge

No. 649 A merit selection committee has tentatively named Pittsburgh attorney and Chapter 7 Trustee Carlota Bohm of Houston Harbaugh as Bankruptcy Judge in the Western District of Pennsylvania, subject to public comment until August 5. CLT

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CLIFF TUTTLE has been a Pennsylvania lawyer for over 40 years and (inter alia) is a real estate litigator and legal writer. The posts in this blog are intended to provide general information about legal topics of interest to lawyers and consumers with a Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania focus. However, this information does not constitute legal advice and there is no lawyer-client relationship created when you read this blog. You are encouraged to leave comments but be aware that posted comments can be read by others. If you wish to contact me in privacy, please use the Contact Form located immediately below this message. I will reply promptly and in strict confidence.

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