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Thursday, July 27

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

American Board of Certification Exams

6:00-8:00 p.m.

Opening Reception

Sponsored by Adams and Reese LLP and Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

8:30-10:00 p.m.

Optional Event: S’Mores and Stars Evening Social

Friday, July 28

6:15 a.m.

Optional Wellness Event: Sunrise Beachside Yoga

7:00-8:00 a.m.

Breakfast

Sponsored by Greenberg Traurig, LLP

7:30-9:00 a.m.

Plenary Session

Case Law Update: Business and Consumer Law Developments

This panel will present a lively discussion of key issues decided in business and consumer bankruptcy cases throughout the country over the past year.

Hon. Mary Grace Diehl, Moderator

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Ga.); Atlanta

Daniel F. Blanks

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP; Jacksonville, Fla.

John B. Butler, III

John B. Butler III P.A.; Columbia, S.C.

Prof. Angela K. Littwin

University of Texas School of Law; Austin

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Beach Day

Enjoy a reserved beach area for Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop attendees, with chairs, towels, umbrellas and some beach games courtesy of Burr & Forman LLP.

9:00-9:15 a.m.

Refreshment Break

Sponsored by Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler, P.A.

9:15-10:45 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions (4)

Business Track

What’s Next in Health Care? Challenges for Providers and Opportunities for Restructuring Professionals in an Ever-Changing Landscape

Distressed health care is expected to be a busy practice area in 2017. Uncertainty surrounding the potential full or partial repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act will only increase disruption in this ever-changing industry. This panel will examine key issues regarding the intersection of health care and bankruptcy, along with the challenges facing health care providers. Topics will include health care regulatory issues relevant to § 363 sales, issues related to provider agreements, bankruptcy court jurisdiction over disputes with CMS, and potential opportunities for health care providers and distressed investors.

James Hadfield, Moderator

Guggenheim Securities, LLC; Atlanta

J. Patrick Darby

HealthSouth Corporation; Birmingham, Ala.

T. Mills Fleming

HunterMaclean; Savannah, Ga.

David E. Gordon

Dentons; Atlanta

Hon. J. Craig Whitley

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (W.D.N.C.); Charlotte

GM/Successor Liability Sale Issues: What Now?

David K. Bowsher, Moderator

Adams and Reese LLP; Birmingham, Ala.

Rudy J. Cerone

McGlinchey Stafford PLLC; New Orleans

Henry J. Jaffe

Pepper Hamilton LLP; Wilmington, Del.

Hon. Clifton R. Jessup, Jr.

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Alabama); Decatur

A. Lee Hogewood, III

K&L Gates LLP; Raleigh, N.C.

The Retail Business Is Booming (in Bankruptcy)

This panel will feature a discussion on retail bankruptcy issues from the perspective of debtors, landlords, liquidators, financial advisors and creditors.

Sarah B. Boehm, Moderator

McGuireWoods LLP; Richmond, Va.

Jay C. Jacquin

Guggenheim Securities, LLC; Atlanta

Hon. Benjamin A. Kahn

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D.N.C.); Greensboro

Jeff Pomeroy

Bayer Properties, L.L.C.; Birmingham, Ala.

Richard A. Robinson

Burr & Forman LLP; Wilmington, Del.

 

Consumer Track

CFPB’s Amended Mortgage Servicing Regulations and Their Effects on Bankruptcy

Edward C. Boltz, Moderator

Law Offices of John T. Orcutt, PC; Durham, N.C.

Joseph J. Vonnegut

Hutchens Law Firm; Fayetteville, N.C.

CFPB Representative

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Washington, D.C.

 

New & Young Lawyer Track

Don’t Just Go Through the Motions: Effective Motions Practice in Bankruptcy Court and Trial Advocacy Tips

This session will discuss motions to dismiss and motions for summary judgment, plus discovery and evidentiary motions, and tips on how to use motions practice to your advantage in adversary proceedings and contested matters.

Christine E. Brimm, Moderator

Barton Law Firm; Columbia, S.C.

Jimmy D. Parrish

BakerHostetler; Orlando, Fla.

Ashley S. Rusher

Blanco Tackabery & Matamoros, P.A.; Winston-Salem, N.C.

Hon. Michael G. Williamson

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D. Fla.); Tampa

10:45-11:00 a.m.

Refreshment Break

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions (4)

Business Track

Unitranche Credit Facilities, Agreements Among Lenders, and Related Bankruptcy Considerations

This panel will discuss the rise of unitranche credit facilities, the differences between unitranche credit facilities and more traditional debt structures, and the appeal of a unitranche structure to borrowers, sponsors and lenders. The panel will also discuss bankruptcy-related considerations when negotiating an Agreement Among Lenders (the intercreditor agreement governing the respective rights of lenders in a unitranche credit facility), as well as recent intercreditor litigation.

Jeffrey R. Dutson, Moderator

King & Spalding; Atlanta

Luis M. Lluberas

Moore & Van Allen PLLC; Charlotte, N.C.

Joseph Rodgers

Monroe Capital LLC; Atlanta

Scott P. Vaughn

McGuireWoods LLP; Charlotte, N.C.

Will Your Shipment Come In? How Bankruptcy Affects Transportation Issues on Water and Land

This panel will feature a wide-ranging discussion of bankruptcy and other issues affecting the transportation and shipping industries, as well as the current and future financial stresses in the industries. Lessons from the Hanjin Shipping case will also be discussed.

Edward J. Peterson, III, Moderator

Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler, P.A.; Tampa, Fla.

Curt S. Friedberg

GGG Partners, LLC; Atlanta

Hon. Kevin R. Huennekens

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (E.D. Va.); Richmond

John F. Isbell

Thompson Hine; Atlanta

Ilana Volkov

Cole Schotz P.C.; Hackensack, N.J.

 

Consumer Track

Can Debtors Have Their Cake and Eat It Too Under § 521?

This session discusses to whom a debtor surrenders his residence, and whether a surrender prohibits the debtor from opposing a state court foreclosure action. The recent case of In re Failia (11th Cir.) sheds light on these questions.

J. Ellsworth Summers, Jr., Moderator

​Burr & Forman LLP; Jacksonville, Fla.

Hon. Edward J. Coleman

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Ga.); Savannah

Daniel E. Melchi

Lueder, Larkin & Hunter, LLC; Alpharetta, Ga.

 

New & Young Lawyer Track

Business Development: How to Win Friends and Influence People

This panel will discuss how young professionals can grow their practices, maintain contacts, improve their reputations and bring in business.

Jennifer M. Meyerowitz, Moderator

GCG, LLC; Lake Success, N.Y.

Michael M. Beal

Beal, LLC; Columbia, S.C.

Nicholas K. Campbell

Meru, LLC; Atlanta

Salene Rae Mazur Kraemer

Bowles Rice LLP; Pittsburgh

Christopher A. Ward

Polsinelli; Wilmington, Del.

1:00 p.m.

Optional Wellness Event: Golf Tournament

Golf Holes sponsored by Carl Marks Advisors and Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Beverage Cart sponsored by Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP

1:00-5:00 p.m.

Optional Event: Private Daufuskie Island History Tour

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Optional Wellness Event: Guided Bike Cruise

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Optional Wellness Event: Tour de ABI Bicycle Outing

4:30-6:00 p.m.

Optional Event: Sparkling Wine Afternoon Social

Sponsored by Bass, Berry & Sims PLC and Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Saturday, July 29

7:00-7:30 a.m.

Optional Event: Conversation with Dr. Prabodh Kapila, Rheumatologist

7:00-8:00 a.m.

Breakfast

7:30-9:00 a.m.

Plenary Session

ABI Talks: Ethics and Bankruptcy Ideas Worth Spreading

Join us for another round of the infamous “ABI Talks,” with speakers focusing on topics only a bankruptcy guru could love, such as whether courts delegate too much authority to trustees, spoliation of evidence and ESI issues, ethical obligations between debtor’s counsel and creditors and trustees to their clients, and more!

Edward T. Gavin, Moderator

Gavin/Solmonese LLC; Wilmington, Del.

Matthew R. Brooks

Troutman Sanders LLP; Atlanta

Robert C. Furr

Furr & Cohen, P.A.; Boca Raton, Fla.

Craig M. Geno

Craig M. Geno, PLLC; Ridgeland, Miss.

John H. Genovese

Genovese Joblove & Battista, P.A.; Miami

Prof. Angela K. Littwin

University of Texas School of Law; Austin

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Beach Day

Enjoy a reserved beach area for Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop attendees, with chairs, towels, umbrellas and some beach games courtesy of Troutman Sanders LLP.

9:00-9:15 a.m.

Refreshment Break

9:15-10:45 a.m.

Repeat Concurrent Sessions (3)

Business Track

Unitranche Credit Facilities, Agreements Among Lenders, and Related Bankruptcy Considerations

Will Your Shipment Come In? How Bankruptcy Affects Transportation Issues on Water and Land

 

New & Young Lawyer Track

Don’t Just Go Through the Motions: Effective Motions Practice in Bankruptcy Court and Trial Advocacy Tips

 

Concurrent Session

Consumer Track

National Form Plan and New Rules

This panel will survey how districts around the region are addressing the implementation of the National Form Plan and/or the adoption of an Opt-Out Plan, and will discuss procedures for approving the opt-out plan, new rules, potential challenges and software issues.

Melissa J. Davey, Moderator

Stites & Harbison, PLLC; Atlanta

Beverly M. Burden

Chapter 13 Trustee (E.D. Ky.); Lexington

M. Regina Thomas

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Ga.); Atlanta

Melissa A. Youngman

Melissa A. Youngman, P.A.; Longwood, Fla.

10:45-11:00 a.m.

Refreshment Break

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Repeat Concurrent Sessions (3)

Business Track

What’s Next in Health Care? Challenges for Providers and Opportunities for Restructuring Professionals in an Ever-Changing Landscape

GM/Successor Liability Sale Issues: What Now?

The Retail Business Is Booming (in Bankruptcy)

 

Concurrent Session

Consumer Track

Back-to-Back Bankruptcies

This panel will discuss issues inherent when a client files multiple bankruptcies, including dismissal, discharge, automatic stay, lien-stripping, chapter 20, married debtors, co-debtors and more.

Hon. John E. Waites, Moderator

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. S.C.); Columbia

Alex J. Dolhancyk

The Dolhancyk Law Firm, P.C.; Jonesboro, Ga.

Cynthia J. Lowery

Moore & Van Allen PLLC; Charleston, S.C.

Eric W. Roach

Office of Nancy J. Whaley, Standing Chapter 13 Trustee; Atlanta

1:30 p.m.

Optional Wellness Event: Tennis Tournament

2:30 p.m.

Optional Wellness Event: Beach Volleyball Tournament

Sponsored by Craig M. Geno, PLLC

3:00-4:30 p.m.

Optional Event: Ice Cream Afternoon Social

6:00-7:00 p.m.

Speaker/Sponsor Cocktails (by invitation only)

Sponsored by McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC

7:00-9:30 p.m.

Beach Bash!

Bar sponsored by Nexsen Pruet
Shoe Valet and Flip Flops sponsored by GGG Partners, LLC
Party sponsored by Deloitte CRG
Entertainment sponsored by Reynolds, Reynolds and Little, LLC

Join us on the beach for food, fun and dancing!

Sunday, July 30

7:00-8:00 a.m.

Breakfast

7:30-9:00 a.m.

Hotcakes & Hot Topics: Breakfast with the Judges

Enjoy a breakfast discussion with the judges of the Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop.

Hon. Edward J. Coleman

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Ga.); Savannah

Hon. Mary Grace Diehl

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Ga.); Atlanta

Hon. Kevin R. Huennekens

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (E.D. Va.); Richmond

Hon. Clifton R. Jessup, Jr.

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Alabama); Decatur

Hon. Benjamin A. Kahn

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D.N.C.); Greensboro

Hon. John E. Waites

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. S.C.); Columbia

Hon. J. Craig Whitley

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (W.D.N.C.); Charlotte

Hon. Michael G. Williamson

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D. Fla.); Tampa

9:00-9:15 a.m.

Refreshment Break

Sponsored by Thompson Hine LLP

9:15-10:45 a.m.

“Shark Tank”!

Do some provisions of the Bankruptcy Code seem so out of date and maddening that you want to call your congressional representatives? Our panel of “sharks” will evaluate pitches for legislation to remedy nagging issues in the Code, including implementing restrictions on the appointment of creditors’ committees in chapter 11 cases, tax exemptions for asset sales under § 363, increasing statutory compensation for trustees, the creation of bankruptcy appellate panels in every circuit, and the elimination of debt limits for chapter 13. Come see whether any ideas make the cut!

The “Sharks”:

Eric W. Anderson

Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP; Atlanta

Hon. Mary Grace Diehl

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Ga.); Atlanta

Nancy J. Whaley

Standing Chapter 12 and 13 Trustee; Atlanta

Hon. Michael G. Williamson

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D. Fla.); Tampa

 

Presenters:

Neil C. Gordon

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP; Atlanta

Isley M. Gostin

WilmerHale; Washington, D.C.

James R. Irving

Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP; Louisville, Ky.

Charles N. Kelley, Jr.

Kelley & Clements, LLP; Gainesville, Ga.

Mindy A. Mora

Bilzin Sumberg; Miami

10:45 a.m.

Adjourn

 

 

Conference Information

Hotel

The newly renovated Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa promises both relaxation and invigoration for your family here amidst the beauty of nature. Fronting 12 miles of pristine Hilton Head beach, this resort offers a multitude of activities both on property and off. Enjoy world-class golfing and tennis, indoor and outdoor pools, spa service, and golf and tennis. ABI has arranged a special conference rate of $309 single/double per night for Resort View rooms. A limited number of Premium Ocean View rooms and Carolina King Suites are also available to conference attendees at a rate of $389 per night (Premium Ocean View) and $449 per night (Carolina King Suite). Make your reservations by June 26, 2017, to obtain these special rates. You will receive a special room reservation link after you have registered with ABI. Rooms are held on a first-come, first-served basis. ABI cannot guarantee anyone a room after the June 26 cut-off or after the specially rated ABI block has been filled. The hotel will sell out, so please make your reservations accordingly.

 

Spa Discount: The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa is graciously offering Workshop attendees a 10% discount off spa treatments. Since the spa sells out on a daily basis, please contact the spa in advance at (843) 681-1019 to receive the 10% group discount by letting a spa concierge know you that are with the American Bankruptcy Institute 2017 Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop.

Continuing Education Credit

12 hours of general CLE credit, including 1.5 hours of ethics, are pending in states calculating CLE on a 60-minute hour, and 14 hours of general CLE credit, including 1.5 hours of ethics, are pending in 50-minute-hour states. Credit hours granted are subject to approval from each state. California MCLE: ABI certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit in the amount of 12 hours, of which 1.5 hours will apply to ethics. NY MCLE: This transitional and non-transitional program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the CLE Board for a maximum of 14 credit hours, of which 1.5 hours of credit can be applied toward the ethics professionalism requirement. 14 hours of CPE credit, including 1.5 hours of ethics, are also available.

 

*ABI offers intermediate-level courses, which assume that attendees have some knowledge in insolvency matters (pursuant to the “Statement on Standards for CPE Programs” established by AICPA and NASBA). ABI is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website, www.nasbaregistry.org. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaints and refunds, please contact the American Bankruptcy Institute at (703) 739-0800.

 

ABI acknowledges that in some instances there will be persons who need to attend an educational seminar for CLE credit who are not able to pay full registration fees. ABI will handle such instances on a case-by-case basis and will work with the individual on alternative solutions. For persons who cannot meet the full registration rate, ABI will offer a reduced rate based on what the individual can reasonably afford to cover the cost of meals and materials. For persons unable to pay a reduced rate, ABI may allow the individual to work at the registration area for a few hours during attendee check-in, or assist in conference set-up. ABI also has reduced rates for government employees, professors, law clerks and students. Financial assistance is available for this program. Illinois Attorneys: If registration fees are more than $500, attorneys who qualify will receive a reduction of at least 50% off the registration fee. For more information, please contact the American Bankruptcy Institute at (703) 739-0800 or send an e-mail to adonohue@abiworld.org.

Cancellation Policy

All fees, except a $75 handling fee, will be refunded if written notice of cancellation is received by July 6, 2017. No refunds will be granted after July 6, but substitutions will be allowed. After July 6, upon written request, a coupon for 20% off the registration fee (not including optional events) will be issued, which can be used (by the canceling registrant only) for any ABI educational program up to one year after this conference, or for this same conference next year.

Attorney Specialist Certification

The American Board of Certification (ABC) will offer its business bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy and creditors’ rights exams at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa on Thursday, July 27, 2017, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Details on the certification process, exam composition and a sample exam can be obtained by calling ABC at (319) 365-2222, by e-mailing assistantdirector@abcworld.org or by visiting the ABC website at www.abcworld.org. The ABC certification programs are sponsored by the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Commercial Law League of America, and all three programs are accredited by the American Bar Association.

American Board of Certification Exams

Thursday, July 27, 2017, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa
Call (319) 365-2222 or e-mail assistantdirector@abcworld.org

___Consumer Bankruptcy Exam

___Business Bankruptcy Exam

___Creditors’ Rights Exam ($125 exam fee)

 

Make check payable to: American Board of Certification and return with this clipping to: American Board of Certification, The American Building, 4403 1st Avenue SE, Suite 113, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

 

___ Credit Card (Charge to acct. no. provided for conference)

 

A short form application and fee ($495) are also required prior to the exam. Please go to www.abcworld.org if you have not submitted the application.

 

 

Rates

Registration Rates Early
(postmarked by 5
/5/17)
Regular
(5
/6/17-6/30/17)
Late
(after 
6/30/17)

ABI Member
$625
$675
$725
ABI Govt./Nonprofit/Aca. Member
$425
$475
$525
New ABI Member*
$920
$970
$1,020
New Govt./Nonprofit/Aca. ABI Member**
$520
$570
$620

* There will be a $50 fee added to all on-site registrations.

** Includes a one-year ABI membership for first-time members — a $325 value! You must be an ABI member to attend. Membership is individual and nonrefundable. If your membership has expired, select the member rate and add in your membership renewal fee.

Exhibitor Rates

ABI Member Exhibitor Registration***
$1,600
New ABI Member Exhibitor Registration****
$1,925
Additional Booth Representative
$300

*** Includes one 6’ table and full registration for one booth representative.

**** Includes one 6’table, full registration for one booth representative AND a one-year ABI membership.

Optional Events Rates

Opening Reception
Guest

Child (12 and under)

$0
$50
$25
S’Mores and Stars Evening Social
Guest

Child (12 and under)

$0
$15
$10
Sunrise Beachside Yoga
$30
Golf Tournament
Handicap ________
$195
 
Private Daufuskie Island History Tour
$185
Guided Bike Cruise
$65
Tour de ABI Bicycle Outing
$85
Sparkling Wine Afternoon Social
$45
Tennis Tournament
$60
Beach Volleyball Tournament
$15

Ice Cream Afternoon Social

Guest
Child (12 and under)

$0

$10

$10

Beach Bash

Guest
Child (12 and under)

$50

$65

$35

ABI DEFINES A “GUEST” AS A SPOUSE, CHILD OR COMPANION — NOT A PROFESSIONAL COLLEAGUE. A professional colleague is defined as someone who consults with or is employed by an organization whose members are eligible for ABI membership. If a professional colleague is found to be registered as a guest, ABI reserves the right to cancel his or her event registration. Any person not meeting the criteria of “guest” who wishes to participate in any ABI function at the conference is required to register separately at the full conference rate.

 

Premium Sponsors

Adams and Reese LLP
Akerman LLP
Alvarez & Marsal
Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Burr & Forman LLP
CR3 Partners LLC
Equity Partners HG
Furr & Cohen, PA

Gavin/Solmonese LLC

GGG Partners, LLC
GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group LLC

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Guggenheim Securities, LLC
King & Spalding
McGuireWoods LLP
Moore & Van Allen PLLC
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Nexsen Pruet
Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP
Reynolds, Reynolds & Little, LLC

Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler, P.A.

Troutman Sanders LLP

Patron Sponsors

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Blanco Tackabery & Matamoros, P.A.

Deloitte CRG

FTI Consulting, Inc.

Jones Walker LLP
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC
Sherwood Partners, Inc./agencyIP

Supporting Sponsors

Alston & Bird LLP
Carl Marks Advisors
Craig M. Geno, PLLC

GCG, LLC
KapilaMukamal, LLP
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Markowitz Ringel Trusty + Hartog, P.A.

McCarthy Law Firm
Thompson Hine

Special Thanks

We extend our special thanks to Bloomberg BRIEF and The Wall Street Journal for the media partnerships, Alvarez & Marsal for the educational materials on USB drives, Heritage Equity Partners for the printed pocket agendas, Gavin/Solmonese LLC for the daily e-newsletter, King & Spalding for the conference lanyards, Sherwood Partners, Inc./agencyIP for sponsoring the exhibit hall and Wilmington Trust for the tote bags.

 

Optional Events

S’mores and Stars Evening Social

Thursday, July 27, 8:30-10:00 p.m.

Sponsored by Kozyak Tropin Throckmorton, LLP

It’s s’mores under the stars! Join us for s’more networking as we roast marshmallows and enjoy the glow of fire pits and one of summer’s great pastimes. The event is FREE for attendees, $15 for guests and $10 for children 12 and under. Pre-registration is required; please check the appropriate box on the registration form.

Sunrise Beachside Yoga

Friday, July 28, 6:15 a.m.

Invigorate your morning with organic beachside yoga. This lighthearted vinyasa practice is sure to get your day started the right way. The cost is $30 per person and includes instruction and yoga props as necessary. This event requires a minimum number of attendees. If this minimum is not met, the event will not be held, and you will be refunded any fees and notified two weeks prior.

Beach Days

Friday, July 28, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Sponsored by Burr & Forman LLP

Saturday, July 29, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Sponsored by Troutman Sanders LLP

FREE! Enjoy a reserved beach area just for Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop attendees, complete with chairs, towels, umbrellas and beach games.

Golf Tournament

Friday, July 28, 1:00 p.m.

Golf Holes sponsored by Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Beverage Cart sponsored by Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP

The annual golf tournament will be held at The Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club, just minutes away from the resort. Designed by PGA tour veterans Mark McCumber and Gene Littler, the course presents players with the ultimate in pure golfing pleasure. The $195 fee includes green fee and cart, boxed lunch and beverage, and prizes. Please check the appropriate box on the registration form to play, and indicate your handicap.

Private Daufuskie Island History Tour

Friday, July 28, 1:00-5:00 p.m.

Tucked between Hilton Head and Savannah, and accessible only by boat, this gem of an island is a trip back in time. Enjoy a boat cruise down Broad Creek and through backwater marshes, followed by guided golf cart tours on the island. The cost for this event is $185 per person, which includes boat cruise, golf carts and historian-guided tour. Please check the appropriate box on the registration form. This event requires a minimum number of attendees. If this minimum is not met, the event will not be held, and you will be refunded any fees and notified two weeks prior.

Guided Bike Cruise

Friday, July 28, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Hilton Head Island is a bicyclist’s paradise. This interpretive tour will take a loop route that will mix paved bike paths, back roads and beach cruising all at an easy pace on flat elevation. The cost for this event is $65 per person, which includes cruising bike, helmet, bottled water and guide. This event requires a minimum number of attendees. If this minimum is not met, the event will not be held, and you will be refunded any fees and notified two weeks prior

Tour de ABI Bicycle Outing

Friday, July 28, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Enjoy an extended performance bike ride around Hilton Head Island. The ride will be along flat terrain, and a local bicycle professional will lead the group in exploring beaches, streets and back roads of the island. The cost for this event is $85 per person, which includes performance road bike rental, helmet, bottled water and guide. This event requires a minimum number of attendees. If this minimum is not met, the event will not be held, and you will be refunded any fees and notified two weeks prior.

Sparkling Wine Afternoon Social

Friday, July 28, 4:30-6:00 p.m.

Sponsored by Bass, Berry & Sims PLC and Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Cheers! Start happy hour early with bubbling conversation and sparkling wines as we sample a unique variety of proseccos, rosés and cavas. The cost for this event is $40 per person, which includes sparkling wine tastings, light snacks and gratuities. Please check the appropriate box on the registration form.

Conversation with Dr. Prabodh Kapila, Rheumatologist

Saturday, July 29, 7:00-7:30 a.m.

Tennis Tournament

Saturday, July 29, 1:30 p.m.

The clay courts of The Port Royal Racquet Club will be the site of our round-robin tournament. The $60-per-person fee includes tournament fees, boxed lunch and beverage, and prizes. Please check the appropriate box on the registration form.

Beach Volleyball Tournament

Saturday, July 29, 2:30 p.m.

Grab your team and meet on the sand for a fun afternoon of volleyball! The $15-per-person fee includes tournament fees and water. Please check the appropriate box on the registration form.

Ice Cream Afternoon Social

Saturday, July 29, 3:00-4:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Prime Clerk

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Make your own sundae, and enjoy the sweet side of summer at this family-friendly social. This event is FREE for attendees and $10 for guests of all ages.

Westin Family Kids Club

Join us at the Westin Family Kids Club, the young traveler’s destination for exploration, for inspired activities that help kids ages 4-12 connect with their environment and learn about the area. The Westin Family Kids Club is located off the main deck from the lobby adjacent to Oceans Restaurant. The full-day program is from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and includes lunch. The program fee is $70 (+ tax) for the first child and $50 (+ tax) for each additional child. The half-day program is for either morning or afternoon; the program fee is $40 (+ tax) for the first child and $30 (+ tax) for each additional child. 24-hour advance reservations are requested. Cancellations must be received within four hours of the program start time, or full charges will be applied to the guest account.

 

 

Motion to Decompress

Get outside, get active, and connect with the elements and your peers through our new wellness initiatives. Get inspired by various activities and options to improve your overall well-being.

Sunrise Beachside Yoga

Friday, July 28, 6:15 a.m.

Invigorate your morning with organic beachside yoga. This lighthearted vinyasa practice is sure to get your day started the right way. The cost is $30 per person and includes instruction and yoga props as necessary. This event requires a minimum number of attendees. If this minimum is not met, the event will not be held, and you will be refunded any fees and notified two weeks prior.

Golf Tournament

Friday, July 28, 1:00 p.m.

Golf Holes sponsored by Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Beverage Cart sponsored by Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP

The annual golf tournament will be held at The Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club, just minutes away from the resort. Designed by PGA tour veterans Mark McCumber and Gene Littler, the course presents players with the ultimate in pure golfing pleasure. The $195 fee includes green fee and cart, boxed lunch and beverage, and prizes. Please check the appropriate box on the registration form to play, and indicate your handicap.

Guided Bike Cruise

Friday, July 28, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Hilton Head Island is a bicyclist’s paradise. This interpretive tour will take a loop route that will mix paved bike paths, back roads and beach cruising all at an easy pace on flat elevation. The cost for this event is $65 per person, which includes cruising bike, helmet, bottled water and guide. This event requires a minimum number of attendees. If this minimum is not met, the event will not be held, and you will be refunded any fees and notified two weeks prior

Tour de ABI Bicycle Outing

Friday, July 28, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Enjoy an extended performance bike ride around Hilton Head Island. The ride will be along flat terrain, and a local bicycle professional will lead the group in exploring beaches, streets and back roads of the island. The cost for this event is $85 per person, which includes performance road bike rental, helmet, bottled water and guide. This event requires a minimum number of attendees. If this minimum is not met, the event will not be held, and you will be refunded any fees and notified two weeks prior.

Tennis Tournament

Saturday, July 29, 1:30 p.m.

The clay courts of The Port Royal Racquet Club will be the site of our round-robin tournament. The $60-per-person fee includes tournament fees, boxed lunch and beverage, and prizes. Please check the appropriate box on the registration form.

Beach Volleyball Tournament

Saturday, July 29, 2:30 p.m.

Grab your team and meet on the sand for a fun afternoon of volleyball! The $15-per-person fee includes tournament fees and water. Please check the appropriate box on the registration form.

Workshop Chairs

Hon. John E. Waites, Judicial Chair

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. S.C.); Columbia

Nancy J. Whaley, Co-Chair

Standing Chapter 13 Trustee (N.D. Ga.); Atlanta

W. Austin Jowers, Co-Chair

King & Spalding; Atlanta

2016 Advisory Board

Eric W. Anderson

Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP; Atlanta

Jody A. Bedenbaugh

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP; Columbia, S.C.

Edward C. Boltz

Law Offices of John T. Orcutt, PC; Durham, N.C.

David K. Bowsher

Adams and Reese LLP; Birmingham, Ala.

Christine E. Brimm

Barton Law Firm; Columbia, S.C.

Jeffery W. Cavender

Troutman Sanders LLP; Atlanta

Robert A. Cox, Jr.

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP; Charlotte, N.C.

Melissa J. Davey

Stites & Harbison, PLLC; Atlanta

Jane H. Downey

Moore Taylor Law Firm; West Columbia, SC

Ashley A. Edwards

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP; Charlotte, N.C.

Curt S. Friedberg

GGG Partners, LLC; Atlanta

Robert C. Furr

Furr & Cohen, P.A.; Boca Raton, Fla.

Craig M. Geno

Law Offices of Craig M. Geno, PLLC; Ridgeland, Miss.

Elizabeth A. Green

BakerHostetler; Orlando, Fla.

James Hadfield

Guggenheim Securities, LLC; Atlanta

Kevin D. Heard

Heard Ary, LLC; Huntsville, Ala

John B. Hutton III

Greenberg Traurig, LLP; Miami

James R. Irving

Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP; Louisville, Ky.

Kristina M. Johnson

Jones Walker LLP; Jackson, Miss.

Joe A. Joseph

Burr & Forman LLP; Nashville, Tenn.

Soneet R. Kapila

KapilaMukamal, LLP; Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Pamela P. Keenan

Kirschbaum, Nanney, Keenan & Griffin, P.A.; Raleigh, N.C.

Jennifer B. Kimble

Prime Clerk; New York

Stephanie C. Lieb

Trenam Law; Tampa, Fla.

Justin Little

Reynolds, Reynolds & Little, LLC, Tuscaloosa, AL

John H. Maddock, III

McGuireWoods LLP; Richmond, Va.

John Makuch

Alvarez & Marsal; Atlanta

Jennifer McLain McLemore

Christian & Barton, LLP; Richmond, Va.

Jennifer M. Meyerowitz

GCG, LLC; Lake Success, N.Y.

Lance T. Miller

Deloitte CRG; Atlanta

Christine L. Myatt

Nexsen Pruet; Greensboro, N.C.

Edward J. Peterson, III

Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Prosser, P.A.; Tampa, Fla.

Ashley S. Rusher

Blanco Tackabery & Matamoros, P.A.; Winston-Salem, N.C.

Lisa M. Schiller

McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Michael L. Schuster

Genovese Joblove & Battista, P.A.; Miami

J. Ellsworth Summers, Jr.

Burr & Forman LLP; Jacksonville, Fla.

Charles W. Throckmorton

Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton, P.A.; Miami

Michael H. Weaver

McNair Law Firm, P.A.; Columbia, S.C.

David A. Wender

Alston & Bird LLP; Atlanta

Margaret R. Westbrook

K&L Gates LLP; Raleigh, N.C.

David B. Wheeler

Moore & Van Allen PLLC; Charleston, S.C.

Rory D. Whelehan

Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP; Greenville, S.C.

Melissa A. Youngman

Melissa A. Youngman.; Orlando, P.A.