Images & Memories from S.A.B.A.'s
2015 Conference in Seattle, WA

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The Hon. Nancy Lord, Bankruptcy Judge, E.D. N.Y. and Sam Maizel, Dentons US LLP, discuss advanced setoff and recoupment issues.

Alan Tenenbaum, National Coordinator, US Department of Justice, Environmental Enforcement Section, receives from Karen Cordry the Rachel Lehr Memorial NAAG/SABA Spirit Award, presented annually to the person who best personifies the spirit of multi-state (and federal) cooperation in the field of bankruptcy litigation.

Lynn Hamilton Butler, SABA Vice-President, partner at Husch Blackwell, Austin, Texas, winner of the 2015 SABA BMW award for his leading role in representing the State of Oregon in demonstrating the corrupt practices of Orion Processing, LLC, resulting in conversion of the case to a case under chapter 7, and an end to its customer mistreatment.

Former Chief Bankruptcy Judge Melanie L. Cyganowski ( Ret.), E.D.N.Y., now with Otterburg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen, P.C., conducts a plan mediation session with the representatives of the competing interests in her hypothetical charitable hospitals reorganization proceedings, the framework around which this year’s program was structured.

Zach Mosner, Washington Office of the Attorney General, the Hon. Richard Schmidt, Bankruptcy Judge, S.D. Tex. (Ret.), the Hon. Marc Barreca, Bankruptcy Judge, W.D. Washington, and Mark Silverschotz, ReedSmith, explore the ethical issues facing governmental entities in bankruptcy cases.

Alan Tenenbaum, US DOJ, Margarita Padilla, California Office of the Attorney General, the Hon. Richard Schmidt, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, S.D. Tex., (Ret.), Robert Yalen, US Attorney’s Office, S.D. NY, and Maureen Leary, New York Office of the Attorney General discuss regulatory and compliance issues arising in bankruptcy cases.


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