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Legal Lasso: Bankruptcy Work Helps Pay The Bills

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THAT’S ONE HECK OF A TAB: In the latest—and last—fee request submitted in connection with its work on the largest Chapter 11 case in U.S. history, Weil, Gotshal & Manges says it has racked up roughly $442 million in fees and expenses representing the bankrupt estate of Lehman Brothers over the past three-and-a-half years.

SALE COMPLETED: Douglas County-based IHS bought search, product information and digital media company GlobalSpec for $135 million.

HEADED FOR A VOTE: Aurora’s city council is slated to vote tonight on whether to sell excess water to Anadarko Petroleum Corp. for drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

ANOTHER JUDICIAL OPENING: This one in the 11th Judicial District.

PAYING HIS FEES: Douglas Bruce, who owes the state $3,700 in fees and fines for practicing law without a license.

GROWING BY ONE: Otis Coan & Peters.

POINT/COUNTER-POINT: Are Colorado DAs hamstrung by decisions limiting how they treat violent juvenile offenders? YES and NO.

NEW FORM OF TRESPASSING? A Colorado judge has ruled that a farmer spraying against mosquitoes needs to prevent the pesticide from drifting into a neighboring organic farm, likening the action to a form of trespassing.

FROM FOES TO FRIENDS? Facebook and Yahoo agreed to a settlement after gearing up for a big fight. (subscription required).

DEWEY BANKRUPTCY UPDATE.

LOOKING UP: The market for luxury homes in Denver, which saw a lot of action last month.

NEW COLORADO ATTORNEY is also an up-and-coming comic.

10TH CIRCUIT ARGUMENT SCHEDULE

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COLORADO COURT OF APPEALS’ oral argument schedule.

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