Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal

Fourteenth Annual EBDJ Symposium

February 23, 2017


Consumer Panel: Judicial Estoppel: Its Development, Current Status, and How the Eleventh Circuit's Forthcoming Opinion in Slater Might Portend the End of its Rigidity

Hon. Paul W. Bonapfel, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Georgia

Sacha Dyson, Thompson, Sizemore, Gonzalez & Hearing, P.A.

J. Erik Heath, Sole Practitioner

Leon Jones, Jones & Walden LLC

Corporate Panel: Chapter 11 Cramdown Interest Rates: Till, Momentive, and the Proper Valuation Methods

Professor Ralph Brubaker (Moderator), University of Illinois College of Law

Professor Anthony J. Casey, The University of Chicago Law School

Susan M. Freeman, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

Professor Bruce A. Markell, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Past Symposia

Thirteenth Annual EBDJ Symposium

February 25, 2016


Corporate Panel: ABI Commission's Report on the Reform of Chapter 11: Small and Medium Businesses, Sales of Assets, Financing, and Plans

Professor Michelle Harner (moderator), Professor of Law and Director of the Business Law Program, University of Maryland School of Law and Reporter for the ABI Commission's Study

G. Eric Brunstad, Jr., Partner at Dechert and Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

The Honorable Wendy L. Hagenau, Distinguished U. S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Georgia

Professor Melissa B. Jacoby, Graham Kenan Professor of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law

Consumer Panel: Recent Developments in Bankruptcy Regulation: Mortgage Servicing Rules, the FDCPA, and the CFPB

Professor Frederick Tung (moderator), Professor of Law at Boston University School of Law

Alane A. Becket, Managing Partner at Becket & Lee LLP

Sarah Bolling Mancini, Of Counsel for the National Consumer Law Center and an attorney for Atlanta Legal Aid

Nick Wooten, Nick Wooten LLC

Twelfth Annual EBDJ Symposium

February 26, 2015

Scholarship from this symposium published here »


Consumer Panel: Undue Hardship: An Analysis of Student Loan Debt Discharge in Bankruptcy

The Honorable C. Ray Mullins, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Professor Dalie Jimenez, Associate Professor of Law and Jeremy Bentham Scholar, University of Connecticut School of Law

Professor Rafael Pardo, Robert T. Thompson Professor of Law, Emory University School of Law

Moderator: Elaine Poon, of Atlanta Legal Aid Society

Corporate Panel: The Healthcare Industry Post-Affordable Care Act: A Bankruptcy Perspective

Samuel Maizel, Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones

Colin Bernardino, of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP

Matthew Caine, of SOLIC Capital Advisors

Moderator: Jeffrey Garfinkle, of Buchalter Nemer, PC