9 Holes of Golf at The Links at Terranea
Tennis Tournament at the Peninsula Racquet Club
Afternoon Coastal Hike
Bars sponsored by East West Bank; Getzler Henrich & Associates LLC; Jenner & Block; and SSG Capital Advisors, LLC
Winter Fun Run (5K)
Tai Chi by the Sea
Super-Speedy Prepacks: What Are They Good For?
Earlier this year, a chapter 11 case was filed and a plan confirmed in 19 hours. A one-day prepack offers several advantages to creditors and debtors alike. What cases are a good fit for a lightning-speed chapter 11, and what due process concerns must be satisfied?
Jay M. Goffman
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; New York
New Reorganization Hope for Main Street Debtors
Will the new Small Business Reorganization Act lead to more successful restructurings and fewer liquidations of small businesses while still protecting creditors’ rights?
Hon. Michelle M. Harner
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Md.); Baltimore
The Rhetoric and Reality of Student Debt
Is there too much emphasis on reducing student loan debt, including through bankruptcy, and not enough about the real causes of skyrocketing college costs?
Inez Feltscher Stepman
Independent Women’s Forum; Washington, D.C.
Joshua A. Sussberg, Moderator
Kirkland & Ellis LLP; New York
Charles A. Beckham, Jr.
Haynes and Boone, LLP; Houston
Hon. Kevin J. Carey
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Del.); Wilmington
Laura Davis Jones
Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP; Wilmington, Del
Kerriann S. Mills
Sidley Austin LLP; Chicago
Kathryn A. Coleman, Moderator
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP; New York
Hon. Hannah L. Blumenstiel
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Cal.); San Francisco
Kyle S. Hirsch
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP; Phoenix
Dan T. Moss
Jones Day; Washington, D.C.
Hosted by the Emerging Industries and Technology Committee
Eric J. Fromme, Moderator
Theodora Oringher PC; Costa Mesa, Calif.
James L. Day
Bush Kornfeld LLP; Seattle
Hon. Bruce A. Harwood
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. N.H.); Concord
Vicente Sederberg LLP; Denver
Hosted by the Bankruptcy Litigation and Health Care Committees
David E. Gordon
Tania M. Moyron
Dentons; Los Angeles
Ronald E. Gold, Moderator
Frost Brown Todd LLC; Cincinnati
Jennifer M. Meyerowitz
Summit Investment Management LLC; Atlanta
Jefferies; New York
Michael A. Teplitsky
Wynnchurch Capital; Rosemont, Ill.
Hosted by the Business Reorganization and Claims Trading Committees
Hon. Elizabeth S. Stong, Moderator
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (E.D. N.Y.); New York
Ashleigh L. Blaylock
TPG Global, LLC; Dallas
Richard J. Corbi
Moses & Singer LLP; New York
Shearman & Sterling; New York
Peter J. Young
Proskauer Rose LLP; Los Angeles
Hosted by the Mediation and the Commercial and Regulatory Law Committees
Susan A. Berson, Moderator
Berson Law Group; Overland Park, Kan.
Ted A. Berkowitz
Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP; Garden City, N.Y.
Hon. Melanie L. Cyganowski (ret.)
Otterbourg P.C., Steindler, Houston & Rosen; New York
Margarita Padilla (invited)
Office of the California Attorney General; Oakland, Calif.
Hilco Streambank; Boston
Hosted by the Legislation Committee
Elizabeth E. Stephens, Moderator
Sullivan Hill Rez & Engel; Las Vegas
Hon. Michelle M. Harner
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Md.); Baltimore
Prof. Dalié Jiménez
University of California, Irvine School of Law; Irvine, Calif.
Robert J. Keach
Bernstein Shur; Portland, Maine
Donald L. Swanson
Koley Jessen; Omaha, Neb.
Featuring Keynote by Dr. Jen Welter, the First Female NFL Coach
Frank P. Terzo, Moderator
Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel; Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Elizabeth J. Austin
Pullman & Comley LLC; Bridgeport, Conn.
Daniel T. McMurray
Focus Management Group USA, Inc.; Tampa, Fla.
Seelig + Cussigh HCO LLC; Culver City, Calif.
Daniel F. Dooley, Moderator
Hon. Robert D. Drain
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D.N.Y.); White Plains
Melissa S. Kibler
Mackinac Partners LLC; Chicago
Stanley W. Mastil
Gavin/Solmonese LLC; Wilmington, Del.
Stephen A. Spitzer
AlixPartners LLP; New York
State Bar of California – Lawyer Assistance Program; Los Angeles
Rudy J. Cerone
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC; New Orleans
James Patrick Shea
Kolesar & Leatham; Las Vegas
Hosted by the Young and New Members and International Committees
Rafael X. Zahralddin-Aravena
Elliott Greenleaf; Wilmington, Del.
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP; Toronto, Canada
Michael S. Neumeister
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP; Los Angeles
Kaitlin R. Walsh
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.; New York
Painting by the Sea
Ira L. Herman, Moderator
Blank Rome LLP; New York
Prof. Nancy B. Rapoport
University of Nevada William S. Boyd School of Law; Las Vegas
Claire Ann Richman
Steinhilber Swanson LLP; Madison, Wis.
Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff (ret.)
Oak Park, Ill.
Ori Katz, Moderator
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP; San Francisco
Hon. Laurel Myerson Isicoff
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Fla.); Miami
James E. Van Horn
Barnes & Thornburg LLP; Washington, D.C.
Donald A. Workman
BakerHostetler; Washington, D.C.
Hon. Martin R. Barash
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (C.D. Cal.); Woodland Hills
Misty Perry Isaacson
Pagter and Perry Isaacson, APLC; Santa Ana, Calif.
Kostopoulos & Associates PLLC; Warren, Mich.
Hon. Daniel P. Collins
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Ariz.); Phoenix
Robert M. Fishman
Fox Rothschild LLP; Chicago
Ryan G. Foley
Acrisure LLP; Philadelphia
Keller & Benvenutti LLP; San Francisco
Hosted by the Consumer Bankruptcy and Ethics & Professional Compensation Committees
Margaret A. Burks
Chapter 13 Trustee; Cincinnati
Hon. Catherine E. Bauer
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (C.D. Cal.); Santa Ana, Calif.
Hannah W. Hutman
Hoover Penrod PLC; Harrisonburg, Va.
Jon J. Lieberman
Sottile & Barile Attorneys at Law; Loveland, Ohio
Hosted by the Asset Sales and Financial Advisors & Investment Banking Committees
Sheila Smith, Moderator
Gordon Brothers; Brookline, Mass.
AlixPartners, LLP; Chicago
Monique D. Hayes
Goldstein & McClintock LLLP; Miami
Equity Partners HG LLC; Easton, Md.
Hon. Michael A. Fagone
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Me.); Bangor
William J. Rochelle, III
American Bankruptcy Institute; New York
Lynn Lewis Tavenner, Moderator
Tavenner & Beran, PLC; Richmond, Va.
Matthew T. Faga
Markus Williams Young & Hunsicker LLP; Denver
Jennifer B. Kimble
Lowenstein Sandler LLP; New York
Hon. Janet S. Baer
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Ill.); Chicago
Christopher L. Hawkins
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP; Birmingham, Ala.
Justin A. Kesselman
Arent Fox LLP; Boston
Clark Hill PLC; Philadelphia
Hosted by the Commercial Fraud and Real Estate Committees
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP; Chicago
Hosted by the Unsecured Trade Creditors and Secured Credit Committees
Jennifer L. Marines, Moderator
Morrison & Foerster LLP; New York
Jeremy R. Fischer
Drummond Woodsum; Portland, Maine
Wilmington Trust SP Services, Inc.; Wilmington, Del.
Brian C. Walsh
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP; St. Louis, Mo.