ABIs Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop Features Twelve Bankruptcy Judges
Contact: John Hartgen
ABI’s MID-ATLANTIC BANKRUPTCY WORKSHOP FEATURES TWELVE BANKRUPTCY JUDGES
May 2, 2007,
Sessions at the Workshop include:
The “Choose Me! Ethical
Considerations in Solicitation of Creditor Committee Engagements”
plenary session will be moderated by Kelly Beaudin Stapleton of
the USDOJ/Office of the U.S. Trustee (
“BAPCPA Solutions: KERPs,
MIPs and Workarounds” will be moderated by Bankruptcy Judge
Christopher S. Sontchi (
Bankruptcy Judge Kevin J.
Louis T. DeLucia
of Greenberg Traurig, LLP (Florham Park, N.J.), Stacey Hightower
of AlixPartners LLP (New York), James L. Patton, Jr. of Young
Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP (
“The Brave New World of
Hedge Funds and Second-lien Issues” will be moderated by
Bankruptcy Judge H. Clyde Pearson (Roanoke, Va.) and include
panelists Lorie R. Beers of KPMG Corporate Finance LLC (New
York), Theresa V. Brown-Edwards of Potter Anderson & Corroon
The “Consumer Bankruptcy: Is BAPCPA Working?” session will be moderated by Bankruptcy Judge Gloria M. Burns (Camden, N.J.) and feature panelists Chapter 13 Trustee Isabel C. Balboa (Cherry Hill, N.J.), Alane A. Becket of Becket & Lee, LLP (Malvern, Pa.) and Erin Brignola of Cooper Levenson (Bear, Del.).
Bankruptcy Judge Donald H.
Bankruptcy Judge Stephen
Raslavich (Philadelphia) will moderate a panel with Jack B.
Fishman of Novare Inc., An Epiq Systems, Inc. Company (
“Workers of the
World, Unite! Pensions, Union Issues and MEPA Liability” will be
moderated by Bankruptcy Judge David H. Adams (
F. Thomas Rafferty, III of Ober, Kaler, Grimes & Shriver, PC (Baltimore), Craig B. Young of Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP (Washington, D.C.).
The “When Circuits
Collide” plenary session, to be moderated by former ABI Resident
Scholar Prof. David A. Skeel, Jr of the University of
Pennsylvania Law School (
Program co-chairs for the
workshop are Howard Brod Brownstein of NachmanHaysBrownstein,
For more information about the Third Annual Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop, call ABI at (703) 739-0800 or visit http://www.abiworld.org/MA07.
ABI is the largest multi-disciplinary, nonpartisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes nearly 11,500 attorneys, accountants, bankers, judges, professors, lenders, turnaround specialists and other bankruptcy professionals providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information. For additional information on ABI, visit www.abiworld.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abiworld.org/conferences.html.