10 - Conversation with Leonard Rosen
The podcast features a conversation between Prof. Ayer and Leonard Rosen, Of Counsel to New York's Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, reflects on his roughly half-century in bankruptcy law, including the strategy and business plan for building a powerhouse law firm from the ground up. Rosen recalls his work on behalf of discount retailer W.T. Grant, one of largest Chapter 11's of its day (1975) with 1,300 stores, as well as the massive Chrysler restructuring outside Chapter 11, on behalf of institutional lenders. And he describes his involvement in the National Bankruptcy Conference during Congress' development of the 1978 Code.