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EMERGENCY MANAGER

CITY OF DETROIT
ORDER No. 4
APPROVAL OF THE CONTRACT FOR PROFESSIONAL LEGAL
SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF DETROIT AND JONES DAY
By THE AUTHORITY VESTED IN TI-lE EMERGENCY MANAGER
FOR THE CITY OF DETROIT
PURSUANT TO MICHIGAN'S PUBLIC ACT 436 OF 2012,
KEVYN D. ORR, Ti-lE EMERGENCY MANAGER,
ISSUES THE FOLLOWING ORDER:
Whereas, on April 16, 2013, the Detroit City Council voted to approve the Contract for
Professional Legal Services Between the City of Detroit and Jones Day (including the related
engagement letter between Jones Day and the City dates as of March 15,2013, the "Jones Day
Contract"); and
Pursuant to Emergency Manager Order No.3, contracts entered into by the Detroit Mayor
and City Council are not valid or effective unless and until approved by the Emergency Manager
or his designee in writing; and
The Emergency Manager believes that, at the present time, retaining the law firm of Jones
Day to perform the work necessary for restructuring planning and negotiations is in the best
interest of the City of Detroit;
It is hereby ordered that:
1. The Jones Day Contract is approved in all respects.
2. Jones Day is authorized to perform work as restructuring counsel to the City on the terms
set forth in the Jones Day Contract, effective as of March 15,2013.
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3. This Order is effective immediately upon the date of execution below.
4. This Order shall be distributed to the Mayor, City Council members and the City's Chief
Financial Officer.
5. The Emergency Manager may modifY, rescind, or replace this Order at any time.
Dated: By: Y; j;)t2---
cc: State of Michigan Department of Treasury
Mayor David Bing
Members of Detroit City Council
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Emergency Manager
City of Detroit