CHICAGO – Sept. 8, 2015 – Nancy A. Peterman, shareholder and co-chair of the Chicago Business Reorganization and Financial Restructuring Practice of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak at the American College of Bankruptcy’s Sixth Annual Seventh Circuit Education Committee Seminar on Sept. 11, 2015, at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law in Chicago. Peterman will moderate a panel entitled "Exploring the Outer Limits of the Avoiding Powers."
The conference will feature a discussion of challenging issues facing today's bankruptcy and reorganization professionals, including the enforceability of judgment liens (and lis pendens) against bankruptcy estates, the outer limits of the estate’s avoiding powers, successor liability arising from asset purchases from bankruptcy estates, and recent decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court and Courts of Appeal influencing bankruptcy practice in the Seventh Circuit. The speakers are among the nation’s leading academics and bankruptcy professionals. Greenberg Traurig is a sponsor of the seminar.
Peterman, a fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy, focuses her practice on corporate restructurings, bankruptcy and creditors' rights law, and has a wide range of experience representing debtors, purchasers of assets, committees, and secured creditors.
The American College of Bankruptcy was formed in 1989 and has over 800 Fellows that are selected by a Board of Regents from among recommendations received from the Circuit Admissions Council in each federal judicial circuit. The mission of the College is to honor and recognize distinguished bankruptcy professionals who are qualified for membership in an effort to set standards of achievement for others in the insolvency community, and to fund and assist projects that enhance the highest quality of bankruptcy practice, including undergraduate and graduate programs related to bankruptcy and insolvency.