Practising Law Institute & Online
Practising Law Institute & Online, 1177 6th Ave, New York, NY 10036, USA

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Event Date Mon Dec 13 EST - Tue Dec 14 EST (about 1 month ago)
Location Practising Law Institute & Online
1177 6th Ave, New York, NY 10036, USA
Region Americas

Businesses in financial distress are not an unusual sight these days, and as a result, it is essential for attorneys of all levels and in all practice areas to become familiar with the fundamental tenets of bankruptcy law. Whether you are just starting out in your career, thinking about broadening your practice area to include this field, or want to be able to spot the issues when advising your clients, this program will provide you with an essential foundation. Hear from a premier faculty of experts who will arm you with the practice tips and basic concepts every bankruptcy attorney needs. Learn how to guide your clients through this complicated process, and find out what questions to ask your clients. Learn when it is time for a distressed company to consider bankruptcy and discover when reorganization is an option. This course is perfect for attorneys who want to learn or re-learn how to counsel their clients on bankruptcy issues in the most effective manner.

What You Will Learn?
• Overview of the bankruptcy system
• Options available to a financially troubled company
• The timeline for bankruptcy filings and steps involved
• The Chapter 11 Plan: drafting, solicitation and confirmation
• Legal ethics requirements of bankruptcy professionals


2021 Speakers


Evan C. Hollander
Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

David B. Shemano
Owner, ShemanoLaw


Hon. Lisa G. Beckerman
Bankruptcy Judge, Southern District of New York, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York

Blaire A. Cahn
Counsel, Baker McKenzie

David G. Epstein
Professor, University of Richmond School of Law

Elizabeth (Lisa) Feld
Partner, White & Case LLP

Hon. Martin Glenn
United States Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York

Michael H. Goldstein
Co-Chair, Goodwin

Alan D. Halperin
Partner, Halperin Battaglia Benzija, LLP

Pedro A. Jimenez
Partner, Paul Hastings LLP

Lorraine S. McGowen
Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Christine A. Okike
Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Barbra R. Parlin
Partner, Holland & Knight LLP

Paul J. Pascuzzi
Managing Partner, Felderstein Fitzgerald Willoughby Pascuzzi & Rios LLP

Sandy Qusba
Head of the Restructuring and Bankruptcy Practice, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Gabriel Sasson
Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Lisa M. Schweitzer
Senior Bankruptcy and Restructuring Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Janet M. Weiss
Bankruptcy Attorney