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Urban Renewal via Chapter 9?

Posted in Chapter 9
In the early 1970’s, New York City faced imminent bankruptcy.  Former Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP Chairman Orville H. Schell, Jr. was a member of a task force that advised New York City Mayor John Lindsay on a possible Chapter 9 filing.  Schell, with the assistance of James W. Giddens and other Hughes Hubbard attorneys,… Continue Reading