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Celsius Custody Clients Band Together, Tap Lawyer to Reclaim $180M

The custody wallet holders are the first to form an ad hoc group in the case. These creditors are worried Kirkland & Ellis, the law firm hired on Celsius’ behalf, may be telling them what they want to hear without doing much to support them, according to Thomas Braziel, the founder of bankruptcy claims specialist 507 Capital. For example, Kirkland could have filed a motion to return their money in fiat currency, as was done for another bankrupt crypto lender, Voyager, where assets were held by a bank.