United States District Court, S.D. New York
IN RE LEHMAN BROTHERS HOLDINGS INC., et al., Debtors. TRACY HOPE DAVIS, UNITED STATES TRUSTEE FOR REGION 2, Appellant,
ELLIOT MANAGEMENT CORP., et al., Appellees
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For Appellant: Tracy Hope Davis, United States Trustee for Region 2, Linda A. Rifkin, Assistant United States Trustee, Susan D. Golden, Trial Attorney, Department of Justice, Office of the United States Trustee, New York, New York; Ramona D. Elliot, Deputy Director and General Counsel, P. Matthew Sutko, Associate General Counsel, Noah M. Schottenstein, Trial Attorney, Department of Justice, Executive Office for United States Trustees, Washington, District of Columbia.
For Wilmington Trust Co., Appellee: Michael B. Hopkins, Covington & Burling LLP, New York, New York; Loeb & Loeb LLP, New York, New York.
For The Bank of N.Y. Mellon, Appellee: Russell Lowell Reid, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, New York, New York.
For Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd., Appellee: Mark A. Speiser, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, New York, New York.
For Elliott Management Corp., Appellee: Matthew J. Gold, Kleinberg, Plan, Wolff & Cohen, P.C., New York, New York.
For U.S. Bank National Association, Appellee: Richard Hiersteiner, Sullivan & Worcester LLP, Boston, Massachusetts.
For Shinsei Bank, Ltd., Appellee: Dov R. Kleiner, Vinson & Elkins LLP, New York, New York.
For The Vanguard Group, Appellee: David L. Dubrow, Arent Fox LLP, New York, New York.
For Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., Appellee: Dennis F. Dunne, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, LLP, New York, New York; Washington, District of Columbia.
RICHARD J. SULLIVAN, United States District Judge.
Appellant, the United States Trustee for Region 2 (the " UST" ), appeals from the bankruptcy court's decision granting the
application for payment of professional fees submitted by the individual members of the official committee of unsecured creditors (the " Individual Members" ) in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy proceeding. See In re Lehman Bros. Holdings Inc., 487 B.R. 181 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2013). For the reasons set forth below, the Court vacates the bankruptcy court's decision and remands to the bankruptcy court to determine whether the Individual Members' ...