DETROIT – Emergency manager Kevyn Orr's success in shepherding Detroit through its historic bankruptcy will leave him — at least temporarily — out of a job when, and if, his task in the Motor City is complete.
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The turnaround expert says he has given no thought to what he will do once Detroit's bankruptcy trial ends.
The trial to determine if a judge will accept Orr's plan to shed billions of dollars in debt while improving city services continues in federal court.
San Francisco-based bankruptcy attorney Michael Sweet says Orr's work "puts him at the forefront of people who do this" and that "he would have accomplished in a very short period something no one has ever done."
Orr transferred control of the city on Thursday back to Detroit's elected leaders.