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Judges Roundtable

Judges Roundtable:
Hot Topics in Mass Tort Chapter 11 Bankruptcies 

Thursday, June 20, 2019 | Program/Panel Discussion: 6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. Reception: 7:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Program Fee: 

Free for Members | $39 for Non-Members

NY CLE Credit:
1.0 Professional Practice

The panel will discuss hot topics in mass tort Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases including future claims representative issues; negotiation and consensus-building in the mass tort context; and third party co-defendant issues and strategies. Attendees will gain the following three key benefits from the program: 1) how to build consensus among parties with divergent interests in a mass tort bankruptcy; 2) how to evaluate future claims representative appointments and related conflict issues; and 3) how to deal with jurisdiction, venue and related issues with respect to non-debtor co-defendants. There will be a networking reception following the panel.

Christine Okike
, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Ronit J. Berkovich, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP
Jessica C. K. Boelter,
Sidley Austin LLP
Hon. Robert D. Drain,  United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York
Hon. Brendan L. Shannon, United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware

Sponsoring  Association Committee:
Bankruptcy  & Corporate Reorganization Committee, Christopher K. Kiplok, Chair

Co-sponsoring  Firms:

Sidley Austin LLP 

New York City Bar Association 42 West 44th St New York, NY 10036 UNITED STATES

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