The Association of Corporate Counsel’s flagship publication, ACC Docket has published an article co-authored by Rafael X. Zahralddin, The Chair of Elliott Greenleaf’s Commercial Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice, titled “A Value Added Look at Corporate Bankruptcy.” The article is an examination of the chapter 11 process and recent efforts by the Justice Department to incorporate billing and efficiency standards from the marketplace into the process of Court approved fees paid to bankruptcy estate professionals.
Mr. Zahralddin writes and lectures often on value added billing practices. He has experience working with the DuPont Legal Model, which is value based, and is a Six Sigma Greenbelt. Rafael Zahralddin was one of the co-chairs of the American Bar Association’s Business Bankruptcy Committee’s ad hoc working group on the Justice Department’s Fee Guidelines. He provided commentary during the public meeting held in Washington, D.C. on behalf of the working group.
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