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ABI – NCBJ Roundtables  - Limited to 50 Participants Per Session

Friday, October 10, 2014
9:00am – 10:00 am
New Bankruptcy Rules, Again? A Preview of the Upcoming New Rules and A Review Issues Arising Under Current Rule 3002.1
East Tower, Columbus EF         

C.R. "Chip" Bowles Ford Elsaesser Richard I. Kilpatrick
C.R. "Chip" Bowles
Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
Louisville, KY
Ford Elsaesser
Elsaesser Jarzabek Anderson
Elliott & Macdonald, Chtd.
Sandpoint, ID
Richardo I. Kilpatrick
Kilpatrick & Associates, PC
Auburn Hills, MI
Prof. Nancy B. Rapoport    

Prof. Nancy B. Rapoport
William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV


Can the Trustee Bring that Lawsuit? – Exploring Standing and In Pari Delicto Issues
in Chapter 11 Cases
East Tower, Columbus KL

Hon. Mary Grace Diehl Robert M. Fishman Edward T. Gavin
Hon. Mary Grace Diehl
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Ga.) Atlanta, GA
Robert M. Fishman
Shaw Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC Chicago, IL
Edward T. Gavin
Gavin/Solmonese LLC
Wilmington, DE
Ronald R. Peterson    

Ronald R. Peterson
Jenner & Block LLP
Chicago, IL


10:00am – 10:20 am
Columbus Foyer

10:20am – 11:20am
Still More Questions Than Answers: Unresolved and Problem Issues in Individual Chapter 11 Cases
East Tower, Columbus EF

Hon. Gregg W. Zive Mary Joanne Dowd Prof. Margaret Howard
Hon. Gregg W. Zive
U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of NV Reno, NV
Mary Joanne Dowd
Arent Fox LLP
Washington, DC
Prof. Margaret Howard
Washington & Lee Law School Lexington, VA
James T. Markus James Patrick Shea  
James T. Markus
Markus Williams Young & Zimmermann, LLC; Denver
James Patrick Shea
Armstrong Teasdale LLP
Las Vegas, NV

Advancing Straight to Go:  Avoiding Pitfalls in Pre-Packaged and Pre-Arranged Chapter 11 Plans
East Tower, Columbus KL

Hon. Robert E. Gerber Mark D. Collins Rebecca A. Roof
Hon. Robert E. Gerber
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D.N.Y.)
New York, NY
Mark D. Collins
Richards, Layton & Finger, PA
Wilmington, DE
Rebecca A. Roof
AlixPartners LLP
New York, NY
James T. Markus Kenneth S. Ziman  
James T. Markus
Markus Williams Young & Zimmermann, LLC; Denver
Kenneth S. Ziman
Skadden, Arps, Slate,
Meagher & Flom LLP
New York, NY

11:20am – 11:30 am
Columbus Foyer

11:30am – 12:30pm
Who is Driving this Train? The Proper Roles of the Judge and the Trustee in Chapter 13 Cases
East Tower, Columbus EF         

Hon. C. Ray Mullins Deborah B. Langehennig Prof. Lois R. Lupica
Hon. C. Ray Mullins
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Ga.) Atlanta, GA
Deborah B. Langehennig
Chapter 13 Trustee
Austin, TX
Prof. Lois R. Lupica
University of Maine School of Law Portland, ME
Mark Wheeler    
Mark Wheeler
Wheeler & Patel LLP
Chicago, IL

So You Don't Want to File for Chapter 11?  Exploring The Pros and Cons of Common Alternatives to Chapter 11 including ABCs, Foreclosures, Receiverships and Other State Law Remedies
East Tower, Columbus KL

Geoffrey L. Berman Deborah A. Crabbe Jordan A. Kroop
Geoffrey L. Berman
Development Specialists, Inc
Los Angeles, CA
Deborah A. Crabbe
Foster Pepper PLLC
Seattle, WA
Jordan A. Kroop
Perkins Coie LLP
Phoenix, AZ
Bradford J. Sandler Mark G. Stingley  
Bradford J. Sandler
Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP Wilmington, DE
Mark G. Stingley
Bryan Cave LLP
Kansas City, MO

1:00pm - 3:15pm
ABI Luncheon Keynote
West Tower, Crystal Ballroom

Jeffrey Lacker    
Jeffrey Lacker
President, Federal Reserve
Bank of Richmond
Richmond, VA

Jeffrey Lacker took office as president on August 1, 2004, as the seventh chief executive of the Fifth District Federal Reserve Bank. He was a voting member of the Federal Open Market Committee in 2012, 2009 and 2006.

Mr. Lacker began his term August 1, 2004. He is a native of Lexington, Ky., and was born in 1955. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics in 1977 from Franklin & Marshall College. Following graduation, he joined Wharton Econometrics in Philadelphia, and went on to earn a doctorate in economics in 1984 from the University of Wisconsin. Mr. Lacker was an assistant professor of economics at the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University from 1984 to 1989 before joining the Bank in 1989 as an economist in the banking area of the Research department. He was named research officer in 1994, vice president in 1996 and senior vice president and director of research in May 1999.

Mr. Lacker is the author of numerous articles in professional journals on monetary, financial and payment economics, and he has presented his work at universities and central banks worldwide. From 1992 through 1993, he taught at The College of William and Mary, and in 1997, he was a visiting scholar at the Swiss National Bank.

Mr. Lacker is a member of the executive committee of Venture Richmond and serves as director for the boards of the Council for Economic Education, the World Affairs Council of Greater Richmond and Richmond’s Future. He is also a member of the advisory board of ROSMY and serves on the University of Richmond board of trustees. He and his wife, Lisa Halberstadt, have two sons, Benjamin and Daniel.