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Thursday, May 31, 2007

Lawyer Who Told Judge "You're a Few French Fries Short of a Happy Meal" Loses Client, May Lose Ability to Practice Before Judge

A follow-up on William P. Smith, the McDermott Will & Emery partner who told a Miami bankruptcy judge in open court: "[Y]ou're a few french fries short of a Happy Meal" (blogged here).  Law.com reports that the comment has already cost him his client, and may cost him the ability to practice before the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.  For more, see David Lat.

https://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2007/05/lawyer_who_told.html

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