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California Dreaming? Make that dream a reality at the annual Winter Leadership Conference, December 1–3, 2016, at the picturesque Terranea Resort. Join your colleagues from throughout the country for three days of networking and outstanding programming, in a fabulous setting just outside of Los Angeles. Learn practical tips and strategies for success, while engaging colleagues and meeting new contacts. Join us for the information and connections you need to flourish in today’s industry environment.
The Winter Leadership Conference is your chance to hear – and meet – the insolvency industry’s top minds. Now in it’s 28th year, the event gathers the best and brightest of the bankruptcy world for two and a half days of exceptional educational sessions. Join us this December to connect with a diverse mix of peers and learn from a variety of experts.
Erwin Chemerinsky is the founding Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law, and Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law, at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, with a joint appointment in Political Science.
Previously, he taught at Duke Law School for four years, during which he won the Duke University Scholar-Teacher of the Year Award in 2006. Before that, he taught for 21 years at the University of Southern California School of Law. Chemerinsky has also taught at UCLA School of Law and DePaul University College of Law.
His areas of expertise are constitutional law, federal practice, civil rights and civil liberties, and appellate litigation. He is the author of eight books, including The Case Against the Supreme Court published in 2014, and more than 200 articles in top law reviews. He frequently argues cases before the nation’s highest courts, including the United States Supreme Court, and also serves as a commentator on legal issues for national and local media. He writes a weekly column for the Orange County Register, monthly columns for the ABA Journal and the Daily Journal, and frequent op-eds in newspapers across the country. In January 2014, National Jurist magazine named Dean Chemerinsky as the most influential person in legal education in the United States.
Chemerinsky holds a law degree from Harvard Law School and a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University.
Maniscalco began his career by performing in bars and bowling alleys while working as a waiter at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. Since then, he has done a half-hour for Comedy Central Presents and three hour-long specials. His first special, Sebastian Live, was released on June 2, 2009. Soon after, What’s Wrong With People was released on January 5, 2012, and his latest special, Aren’t You Embarrassed?, was taped in Chicago and released on November 14, 2014. Both What’s Wrong With People and Aren’t You Embarrassed? were released through Showtime.
Maniscalco was one of four comedians featured in Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights – Hollywood to the Heartland, along with Ahmed Ahmed,John Caparulo, and Bret Ernst. Maniscalco has also been on Russell Peters’ Best Night Ever, Comedy Central Presents, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Jay Leno Show, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and Conan. Additionally, he appeared in several films such as Nut Job 2, The House, and Cruise, and he has a podcast called The Pete and Sebastian Show.
In 2016, Maniscalco will publish his memoir Where You Wanna Eat?, and appeared on the seventh season of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.
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