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Northeast Bankruptcy Conference 2005 Faculty

Selected Provisions of BAPCPA 2005

  • Moderator: Hon. Joan N. Feeney, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Boston
  • Eric Bradford, United States Trustee’s Office, Boston
  • Ed Ford; Ford, Weaver & McDonald PA; Portsmoth, N.H.
  • John Rao, National Consumer Law Center, Boston
  • Dan Sklar, Nixon Peabody LLP, Manchester, N.H.

Views from the Bench—Supreme Court Year in Review

  • Robert J. Keach, Moderator; Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson PA; Portland, Maine
  • Hon. J. Michael Deasy, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Manchester, N.H.
  • Hon. Robert E. Gerber, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, New York

Chapter 13 Practice: Modifications and How to Implement Them

  • David M. Nickless, Moderator, Nickless & Phillips PC, Fitchburg, Mass.
  • Jonathan R. Goldsmith, Law Office of Jonathan R. Goldsmith Esq., Springfield, Mass.
  • Hon. Enrique S. Lamoutte, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Anne E. O’Donnell, Shechtman Halperin Savage LLP, Providence, R.I.

Discharge and Dischargeability Update: What’s New Under Sections 523 and 727?

  • Victor Bass, Moderator, Burns & Levinson LLP, Boston
  • Hon. Colleen A. Brown, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Rutland, Vt.
  • Eleanor William Dahar, Victor W. Dahar PA, Manchester, N.H.
  • David J. Reier, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Boston

Significant Tax Issues in Individual Cases

  • Keith Lowey, Moderator, Verdolino & Lowey PC, Foxboro, Mass.
  • Peter L. Banis, Boston
  • Linda Rogers, Office of the U.S. Trustee, Boston

Trial Practice: How to Win Cases and Influence Judges

  • Jay S. Geller, Moderator, Law Office of Jay S. Geller, Portland, Maine
  • Hon. J. Michael Deasy, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Manchester, N.H.
  • Barbara D. Gilmore, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Worcester, Mass.
  • Stephen F. Gordon, Gordon Haley LLP, Boston

Injunctions in Bankruptcy

  • Thomas O. Bean, Moderator, Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP, Boston
  • William S. Gannon, Law Offices of William S. Gannon PLLC, Manchester, N.H.
  • Victor Milione, Nixon Peabody LLP, Boston

Ethics: Who Exactly is Your Client, How Do You Get Paid (and by Whom) and How Do You Avoid Getting Into Trouble When the Client Tells You to Do Something That Makes You Feel a Little Queasy?

  • Charles F. Dougherty, Moderator, Foley & Lardner LLP, Boston
  • John G. Loughnane, Gadsby Hannah LLP, Boston
  • Hon. Joel B. Rosenthal, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Worcester, Mass.
  • Paul R. Salvage, Bacon & Wilson PC, Springfield, Mass.

The Business of Workouts and Reorganizations

  • Daniel C. Cohn, Moderator; Cohn, Whitesell & Goldberg LLP; Boston
  • William A. Brandt Jr., Development Specialists Inc., Chicago
  • Stephen B. Darr, Mesirow Financial Consulting LLC, Boston
  • Barry Green, Getzler Henrich & Associates LLC, Boston
  • Robert A. Miller, GE Commercial Finance, Danbury, Conn.

What’s New in the World of Selling Assets?

  • Michael J. Pappone, Moderator, Goodwin Procter LLP, Boston
  • Gerald P. Buccino, Buccino & Associates Inc., New York
  • Bruce A. Erikson, TRG, Boston
  • Hon. Louis H. Kornreich, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Bangor, Maine
  • Charlie Reardon, Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin, McLean, Va.

Involuntary Cases: The Pitfalls and Guidance on Best Practice

  • Diane Finkle, Moderator; Winograd, Shine & Zacks PC; Providence, R.I.
  • Joseph S.U. Bodoff, Bodoff & Slavitt LLP, Boston
  • Hon. Gerardo A. Carlo, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Deborah S. Griffin, Holland & Knight LLP, Boston

Revised Article 9 of the UCC

  • Edwin E. Smith, Moderator, Bingham McCutchen LLP, Boston
  • Rafael Klotz, Goulston & Storrs PC, Boston
  • Sandra M. Rocks, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York
  • John Ventola, Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP, Boston

Avoidance and Recovery Actions

  • Hon. James A. Goodman (retired), Moderator, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, New York
  • Melvin S. Hoffman, Looney & Grossman LLP, Boston
  • Adam J. Ruttenberg, Looney & Grossman LLP, Boston
  • John M. Sullivan; Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau, Pachios & Haley LLP;Concord, N.H.

Parents and Subs: Issues When A Financially Challenged Company Is “Part of the Family”

  • Paul D. Moore, Moderator, Duane Morris LLP, Boston
  • Mitch Applebaum, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Boston
  • Andrew M. Troop; Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; Boston
  • Hon. Mark W. Vaughn, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Manchester, N.H.

Seaside Chat

  • Hon. Joan N. Feeney, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Boston
  • Hon. James F. Queenan, Retired U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, District of Massachussetts
  • Prof. David A. Skeel, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia

Circuit Splits: Divergent Precedents and Practices Among the First, Second and Third Circuits

Richard L. Levine, Moderator; Adler, Pollock & Sheehan PC; Boston

First Panel

  • Hon. Judith K. Fitzgerald
    U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Pittsburgh
  • James L. Garrity Jr.
    Shearman & Sterling, New York
  • Hon. Carol J. Kenner
    Former U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Boston

Second Panel

  • Janet E. Bostwick
    Janet E. Bostwick PC, Boston
  • Robert U. Sattin
    Reid and Riege PC, Hartford, Conn.

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