Mazy Hedayat
Demand for Bankruptcy Attorneys Still Exceeds Supply

In the last installment of My Law Office we outlined some of the reasons recent law school graduates and inductees to the bar would consider bankruptcy law as their area of concentration. Since then some readers asked whether too many lawyers had not...

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Anne Braucher
Schubert v. Lucent Techs. (In re Winstar Communications, Inc.), 554 F.3d 382 (3rd Cir. 2009)

Common sense dictates that a transaction is not at arms length when one of the transacting parties is coerced into purchasing inventory it does not need, does not have the cash to finance the purchase, and is forced out compliance with financial covenants...

James Lawniczak
Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti v. Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors (In re Smart World Technologies, LLC), 552 F.3d 228 (2d Cir. 2009)

In this Emerging Issues Analysis, author James Lawniczak looks at the Second Circuit's consideration of whether a fee request was pre-approved under Code section 328(a) and thus was not subject to the reasonable compensation determination of section...

LexisNexis Legal Business Community Staff
LexisNexis® Bankruptcy Law Center Podcast featuring Mark Broude of Latham & Watkins, co-author of the Collier monograph "A Lender's Participation in a Chapter 11 Case"

On this edition, Mark Broude, a partner at Latham & Watkins, and co-author of the Collier monograph "A Lender's Participation in a Chapter 11 Case," discusses prepetition and postpetition lenders and what has changed about lenders'...

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Mazy Hedayat
Recent Law School Grad? Open a Bankruptcy Practice!

With the economy still reeling from the financial crisis and unemployment at over 10%, bankruptcy is one area of the law that is not suffering. Sure, the economy will recover eventually, but that does not mean that the need for bankruptcy attorneys will...

Mazy Hedayat
I (Still) Get No Respect

Let’s face it: Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn squandered their potential. Instead of becoming knowledge or trade hubs for professionals, including bankruptcy attorneys, they’re essentially virtual singles bars. All 3 of these networks are...