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Bankruptcy Judge Out After Secretly Designating Girlfriend As 'Special Conflicts Counsel'

Bankruptcy court judge David R. Jones resigned in the wake of revelations he concealed his romantic relationship with attorney Liz Freeman and approved an “indirect fee arrangement” for her law firm. So reports The Financial Times.

thumb down 1426814 640Freeman’s office was designed “special conflicts counsel” in two high-profile cases in which she could have made up to $750 per hour serving in that capacity. Freeman did not receive any money from the arrangement as she did not perform any services related to the cases.

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