November 8, 2021, Southern District of Texas – Honorable Judge David R. Jones approves Debtors CBL & Associates Properties, Inc., et al.’s application to employ Husch Blackwell LLP as Special Counsel for the Debtors, pursuant to Section 327(e) of the Bankruptcy Code. (Bankruptcy Case No. 20-35226)
As per the application filed with the bankruptcy court, Special Counsel is retained and have the following duties, to wit:
- Provide the Debtors with general advice regarding the nature of the Claims and treatment of certain Claims under the confirmed Chapter 11 Plan;
- Work with the Debtors’ financial advisor, Debtors’ Counsel, and Debtors’ internal legal and finance departments to identify, administer, and reconcile Claims, including recommendations in regard to the allowance and disallowance of Claims;
- Prepare, file, and prosecute Claim objections, including, but not limited to entering into settlement discussions and compromises with Claim parties on behalf of Debtors to which a Claim objection has or is intended to be filed; and
- Provide the Debtors with additional services related to the Claims as may be appropriate.