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Gus A. Paloian, the Chapter 11 trustee of Dvorkin Holdings, LLC sought and obtained permission from the Hon. Jack B. Schmetterer of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois to employ Popowcer Katten, Ltd. to provide accounting services to the Debtor's estate.

The Chapter 11 Trustee requires the services of an accountant in the Case to, among other things, prepare and file a tax return or returns for the Estate.

Subject to the Court's approval, the Trustee is willing to pay Popowcer Katten its hourly Rates for its services, subject to this Court's approval of Popowcer Katten's future fee applications. The Trustee believes that the Hourly Rates are very reasonable.

Popowcer Katten will also be reimbursed for reasonable out-of-pocket expenses incurred.

Lois West, principal of Popowcer Katten, assured the Court that the firm is a "disinterested person" as the term is defined in Section 101(14) of the Bankruptcy Code and does not represent any interest adverse to the Debtors and their estates.

Popowcer Katten can be reached at:

Lois West
POPOWCER KATTEN, LTD.
35 E. Wacker Dr. Suite 1550
Chicago, IL 60601
Tel: (312) 201-6458
Fax: (312) 201-1286

Dvorkin Holdings, LLC, a holding company that has interests in 40 non-debtor entities, filed a Chapter 11 petition (Bankr. N.D. Ill. Case No. 12-31336) in Chicago on Aug. 7, 2012. The Debtor disclosed $69,894,843 in assets and $9,296,750 in liabilities as of the Chapter 11 filing. Bankruptcy Judge Jack B. Schmetterer oversees the case. Michael J. Davis, Esq., at Archer Bay, P.A., in Lisle, Ill., serves as counsel to the Debtor. The petition was signed by Loran Eatman, vice president of DH-EK Management Corp.

The Bankruptcy Court in October 2012 granted the request of Patrick S. Layng, the U.S. Trustee for the Northern District of Illinois, to appoint Gus Paloian as the Chapter 11 Trustee. Seyfarth Shaw, LLP, represents the Chapter 11 Trustee as counsel. Carpenter Lipps & Leland LLP represents the Chapter 11 Trustee as conflicts counsel.

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