Bloomberg Law
June 7, 2019, 4:14 PM

Kirkland & Ellis Awarded $56 Million in Toys ‘R’ Us Bankruptcy

Daniel Gill
Daniel Gill

Kirkland & Ellis LLP obtained final court approval of $55.7 million in fees for representing Toy “R” Us in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Judge Keith L. Phillips of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia approved the firm’s fees starting from Sept. 18, 2017, the date Toys entered bankruptcy, through Dec. 17, 2018. The June 4 order was made public June 6.

The firm’s fee application was recommended for approval by Nancy B. Rapoport, a bankruptcy law professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, who served as an independent fee examiner in the case. Kirkland Ellis ...

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