Richard E. Mikels, Attorney, Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP to Speak at Post-Confirmation Liquidation and Litigation Trusts in Business Bankruptcies

Top Quote The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Richard E. Mikels, Attorney, Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: Post-Confirmation Liquidation and Litigation Trusts in Business Bankruptcies: What Lies Ahead in 2018 LIVE Webcast. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) February 20, 2018 - This event is scheduled Friday, March 2, 2018 @ 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (ET).

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    About Richard E. Mikels
    Mr. Mikels has extensive experience in bankruptcy, commercial law, workouts, and reorganizations. He is known for representing significant debtor companies (both in chapter 11 and in out-of-court workouts), and is also known for representing creditors' committees, boards of directors, insurance companies, hedge funds, claims traders, and acquirers of businesses.

    Mr. Mikels was inducted into the American College of Bankruptcy in 1991, the second year of the Colleges existence. He currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Regents. Mr. Mikels is an adjunct professor at Boston University School of Law and taught classes about chapter 11 for nine years. He has been listed in Chambers USA since 2003, Best Lawyers in America since 1983, and Massachusetts Super Lawyers since 2004. Best Lawyers named him Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Lawyer of the Year in 2010 and Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year in 2013. University He has been ranked as a "star performer" in Chambers for Massachusetts from 2008 through 2016, and is currently listed in New York as well as nationally. Mr. Mikels is a former member of the Board of Directors of the ABI and currently serves as the co-chair of its mediation committee.

    About Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP
    Since 1983, Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP has maintained a commitment to excellence that has earned it recognition as one of the nation's top insolvency practices. We have become the largest law firm in the country devoted primarily to corporate restructurings, with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, and Delaware. But our philosophy has not changed: The strength of our team of talented lawyers is expertise and experience, not numbers. As a result, we believe we offer a unique combination of top-quality representation and small-firm economics and commitment.

    Our goal is to provide exceptional and effective representation to a wide variety of clients, large public corporations and smaller businesses, debtors, creditors' committees and trustees, across many industries. We have a proven track record of success, and understand full well that we are judged by the results we achieve for our clients.

    Event Synopsis:
    Post-confirmation liquidation and litigation trusts are tools used to resolve certain claims and issues in a Chapter 11 case. These trusts allowed debtors to immediately emerge from bankruptcy. Methods in handling large-scale litigation matters and claims resolution process were also made possible by these trusts. However, to maximize the benefits of post-confirmation liquidation and litigation trusts, organizations are required to have a well-drafted reorganization plan and corresponding trust agreement that carefully identifies the claims and interests being retained and deposited into the trust.

    Listen as a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group provide the audience with an overview of Post-Confirmation Liquidation and Litigation Trusts in business bankruptcies. Speakers, among other things, will offer helpful insights on the fundamental framework as well as significant updates and developments surrounding this significant topic. To avoid jurisdictional issues arising from post-confirmation litigation and liquidation trusts, the speakers will also provide best practices and practical tips for businesses to consider when engaging in a post-confirmation liquidation and litigation trust.

    Key topics include:
    • Situations Requiring Post-Confirmation Liquidation and Litigation Trust
    • Identifying the Best Mechanism
    • Funding and Financing of Trust
    • The Jurisdiction to Assist the Trust During Post-Confirmation
    • What Lies Ahead in 2018

    About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit:

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