ABIs Popular Southwest Bankruptcy Conference Set to Take Place September 7-9
POPULAR SOUTHWEST BANKRUPTCY CONFERENCE
May 19, 2006,
Programs at the conference include:
'Skills: How to Conduct a Valuation Hearing,” moderated by James Patrick Shea of Shea & Carlyon, Ltd. (Las Vegas) features a panel including Eric D. Goldberg of Stutman, Treister & Glatt, PC (Los Angeles), Michael Hackman of Hackman Capital Partners, LLC (Los Angeles), Dillon Jackson of Foster Pepper PLLC (Seattle), William C. Kosturos of Alvarez & Marsal, LLC (San Francisco) and Bankruptcy Judge Gregg W. Zive (Reno, Nev.).
“KERPs, Comp and Bonus Issues under the New Code, Including Pension Benefits and Union Contracts” will be moderated by Thomas J. Salerno of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, LLP (Phoenix) and include panelists Trent P. Cornell of Stohl Cowen Crowley LLC (Chicago), Catherine Steege of Jenner & Block, LLP (Chicago) and Bankruptcy Judge Eugene R. Wedoff (Chicago).
Bankruptcy Judge Bruce A.
“Ethical Issues in Professional Compensation,” moderated by Robin E. Phelan of Haynes and Boone, LLP (Dallas) will feature panelists Robbin L. Itkin of Kirkland & Ellis LLP (Los Angeles), T. Edward Malpass of the Law Offices of T. Edward Malpass (Irvine, Calif.), Mike Nakagawa of Nakagawa and Rico (Sacramento, Calif.) and Carl H. Young, III of Bridge Associates, LLC (Tulsa, Okla.)
Bankruptcy Judge Theodore
C. Albert (
“Changing Roles in
Commercial Cases: The Impact of Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds on
the Restructuring Landscape” features moderator Peter M. Gilhuly
of Latham & Watkins LLP (
Bankruptcy Judge Linda B. Riegle (Las Vegas) will moderate the “Current Developments in Consumer Bankruptcies: After the Flood” session with panelists Timothy S. Cory of Timothy S. Cory & Associates/Chapter 7 Trustee (Las Vegas), Steven Jay Katzman, Assistant U.S. Trustee, Region 15 (San Diego), Dianne C. Kerns, Chapter 13 Trustee (Tucson, Ariz.) and Dianne Wilkman of Sbringboard Nonprofit Consumer Credit Management (Riverside, Calif.).
Bankruptcy Judges Eileen
W. Hollowell (
The “Views from the
Bench” session will feature Bankruptcy Judges Gregg W. Zive
For more information on the Southwest Bankruptcy Conference, visit http://www.abiworld.org/SW06
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