Pro Bono Report 2011

Pro Bono Report 2011

Getting Trashed

Harrisburg's good intentions turned it into a pro bono client.

, The American Lawyer

In October 2010, Harrisburg's city council issued a request for proposals to explore a Chapter 9 filing--the Depression-era bankruptcy code provision that allows local governments to seek protection from creditors while restructuring their debt. Only a few law firms have experience in this area of the bankruptcy code; Cravath, Swaine & Moore is one of them.

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