Post-Confirmation Liquidation and Litigation Trusts in Business Bankruptcies: Practical Guide

Broadcast Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
Christopher Ward
Schuyler Carroll
Allan Diamond
John D. Giampolo
George V. Utlik


About Polsinelli PC

Polsinelli PC is a full-service national law firm with over 750 attorneys and 18 offices across the country.  Polsinelli’s national bankruptcy practice has both the depth and breadth to handle any bankruptcy matter that may arise.  The firm has represented numerous chapter 11 debtors, creditors’ committees, and creditors.  Polsinelli’s bankruptcy practice also focuses on bankruptcy litigation, including breach of fiduciary duty, lender liability, fraudulent transfer, preference, and contingency fee litigation, as well as creditors’ rights litigation and contested matters.  Representative engagements include Delaware bankruptcy and conflicts counsel to TCEH Creditors’ Committee in Energy Futures Holdings Corp., counsel to chapter 11 debtors in Airborne Media Group, Global Aviation, Coach America, Marinas International, and Indianapolis Downs (special litigation counsel), as well as counsel to the Creditors' Committee in Standard Register, Allied Nevada Gold, Simplexity, Revel Casino, Open Range Communications,  Saab Cars North America, Ultimate Escapes, and Crossroads Wireless, as well as the Student Committee in Corinthian Colleges. Polsinelli can be found at


About Perkins Coie LLP

Perkins Coie maintains a national, full-service bankruptcy and restructuring practice with experience representing virtually all constituencies in a distressed situation. We provide counsel for debtors, creditors and third parties in out-of-court negotiations as well as representation in state and federal court litigation across the country.  We have substantial bankruptcy experience, representing business debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, court-appointed trustees, indenture trustees and creditors’ committees. Our experienced bankruptcy team has the flexibility and depth to handle bankruptcy or reorganization projects of any size. Perkins Coie has more than 1,000 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States and Asia.


About Diamond McCarthy LLP

Diamond McCarthy is a national trial and insolvency boutique that cost-effectively resolves business disputes on a domestic and international stage.  The Firm also handles all aspects of corporate/financial restructuring and business bankruptcies.  The Firm is particularly known for handling high stakes matters, “cutting edge” issues and “legal forensics.” Diamond McCarthy follows a multidisciplinary approach to tackling complex financial and accounting transactions with many of the Firm’s lawyers having M.B.A.’s or accounting backgrounds.  The Firm’s reputation for excellence, service to clients and results directly flows from the quality of the people who hail from the top of the class of the nation’s best schools.  The Firm has a global reputation and track record in litigating high profile corporate fraud cases in the U.S. and globally.  The Firm has offices in Houston, Dallas, New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Denver.


About Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch LLP

For over 17 years, Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch LLP has provided sophisticated and aggressive legal representation in a responsive, efficient, and cost-effective manner.  The firm is based in New York and a significant focus of its practice involves bankruptcy, restructuring and insolvency related litigation.  The firm’s practice includes attorneys experienced in all phases of complex reorganizations, liquidations, and restructurings representing Chapter 11 debtors, liquidating trustees and other parties in interest in middle market size matters and in connection with some of the nation’s largest and most high profile bankruptcies.  The firm also handles large-scale insolvency litigation matters involving hundreds of millions of dollars and, at times, billions of dollars.


About Arent Fox LLP

Founded in 1942, Arent Fox LLP is a full service law firm that is internationally recognized in core practice areas where business and government intersect. With more than 400 lawyers, the firm provides strategic legal counsel and multidisciplinary solutions to clients that range from Fortune 500 corporations and start-ups to trade associations and foreign governments. The firm’s practice breadth, geographical reach, and industry knowledge combine to provide clients with business-oriented legal advice designed to ensure they achieve their commercial goals. The firm has offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, DC.

Arent Fox LLP has an active and versatile national Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring practice and is recognized as a preeminent leader and is ranked in respected industry publications such as Chambers, Legal 500, US News & World Report, and The Deal's Bankruptcy Insider.  The firm’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring group believes that a broad, diverse, and comprehensive practice enhances and improves its ability to represent clients creatively and successfully in both transactional and litigation-oriented matters. The firm’s resources and experience enable the Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring group to be a leading presence and force in the bankruptcy world and restructuring business and to bring added value to the representation of the firm’s clients.