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CAMBRIDGE, MD.—Womble Carlyle’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Team will be well represented at the 12th Annual American Bankruptcy Institute’s Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop.
Tom Horan will moderate a pair of debates featuring four federal judges. Hon. Rosemary Gambardella (U.S. Bankruptcy Court, D. N.J.) and Hon. Kevin J. Carey (U.S. Bankruptcy Court, D. Del.) will debate whether or not parties can contract around the ASARCO decision.
In the second debate, Hon. Cecelia G. Morris (U.S. Bankruptcy Court, S.D. N.Y.) and Hon. Robert E. Gerber (ret.) will present the case for and against structured dismissals.
In addition, Ericka Johnson will participate in a panel discussion titled “To Appoint or Not Appoint When Managing Bankruptcy.” The panel will discuss the mechanics and merits of Chapter 11 trustee appointments.
The firm also is co-sponsoring a family picnic as part of the Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop. The workshop takes place Aug. 4-6 in Cambridge.
Tom Horan is an experienced bankruptcy and creditors’ rights attorney who concentrates his practice on representing debtors and official committees of unsecured creditors in complex commercial Chapter 11 cases. In addition, Tom represents secured creditors (including banks and other financial institutions), trustees, and debtor-in-possession lenders in bankruptcy cases. He also defends preference and fraudulent transfer actions and prepares opinion letters regarding bankruptcy law matters related to commercial transactions. He practices in Womble Carlyle’s Wilmington, Del. office.
Ericka Johnson focuses her practice on business bankruptcy and corporate restructuring matters and is experienced in representing a variety of parties in interest in complex Chapter 11 cases. She has represented debtors, debtor-in-possession lenders, official committees of unsecured creditors, secured and unsecured creditors, trustees, plan administrators, officers and directors, vendors, and asset purchasers. Ericka also advises plaintiffs and defendants in bankruptcy-related litigation matters including preference, fraudulent transfer, and turnover actions. She practices in Womble Carlyle’s Wilmington, Del. office.