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Another Look: Serving on a Creditors Committee


Wed, July 1, 2020, 11:00 - 12:00


 General Information

Cost: Members: $95
Non-Members: $195

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Registration Includes: One telephone and web connection at one physical location


US: 11:00am – 12:00pm ET

About the Webinar

A bankruptcy and creditors rights attorney looks at service on the Ch. 11 Creditors Committee, discussing the duties and responsibilities of such an appointment, and the benefits to the individual and the creditor company.


About the Speakers

Michael Brandess, Esq.

Michael A. Brandess represents both healthy and distressed companies as they endeavor to conquer new goals and address material challenges. Michael has been involved in complex sales, acquisitions, restructurings, and liquidations across the country.

Michael is a member of the firm's Business Transactions and Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Creditor's Rights practice groups. Michael has represented asset purchasers, private equity firms, family offices, creditors' and equity committees, plan trustees, and family businesses in a wide array of complicated scenarios.

Additionally, Michael has authored several articles on matters ranging from family business related issues to distress related topics. He regularly speaks on bankruptcy and insolvency matters.

Michael received his juris doctorate from the University of Illinois College of Law magna cum laude, where he received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in several courses, including Negotiations; Pre-trial Litigation; and Counseling and Fact Investigations. He has been named an Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine since 2016 and is related AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. Michael has been awarded Emerging Leader of the Year by the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association as well as the M&A Advisor.

Jonathan Friedland, Esq.

Jonathan has extensive experience in guiding companies and their constituents through a variety of challenging situations.  He represents companies in distress, their owners and board of directors, official and ad hoc creditor committees, buyers and other stakeholders in bankruptcy cases, assignments for the benefit of creditors, receiverships, and out-of-court workouts.  And, while he is not a trial attorney, his clients trust and depend on his high-level strategy acumen in dealing with litigation matters and other disputes.  Jonathan is lead author of Strategic Alternatives for Distressed Businesses, and Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation, each published by West.  He is also the general editor of “A Comparison-Shopping Guide for 363 Sales”, a 250-page treatise published by the American Bankruptcy Institute. 


Webinar Access

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