9780472031603

Eat What You Kill: The Fall of a Wall Street Lawyer

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    9780472031603

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    0472031600

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-12-22
  • Publisher: Univ of Michigan Pr
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Summary

Eat What You Kill is the story of John Gellene, a corporate bankruptcy partner who is a rising star at one of Wall Street's most venerable law firms. But when Gellene is caught failing to disclose a conflict of interest to a federal court, his world collapses. This book tells Gellene's story with an eye on its implications for all lawyers who must work in the competitive, highstakes arena of modern law practice. Book jacket.

Author Biography

Milton C. Regan Jr. is Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
The Cast xi
Prologue 1(14)
PART I: CONTEXT
From ``Nobody Starves'' to ``Eat What You Kill''
15(35)
Portrait of a Young Lawyer
50(21)
Rust Belt Meets Wall Street
71(26)
PART II: THE BANKRUPTCY
Rolling the Dice
97(39)
A New Battlefield
136(37)
Bankruptcy Trials
173(32)
PART III: THE FALL
Nowhere to Hide
205(30)
Gellene on Trial
235(56)
PART IV: WHAT HAPPENED?
Feeling Pressure
291(34)
Justifying Concealment
325(28)
Epilogue 353(16)
Notes 369(10)
Notes on Sources 379(16)
Index 395

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