Agenda & Schedule

Registration: 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Buffet Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Luncheon Session: 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Education Sessions:   1:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Cocktail Reception:   5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.


Luncheon Panel: Life After the Bench
12:00 p.m. — 1:15 p.m.

A fan-favorite featuring a panel of retired bankruptcy court judges offering their perspectives on life beyond the courthouse.

Monique B. DiSabatino, Partner, Saul Ewing LLP


  • Honorable Kevin J. Carey (retired), U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware and currently, Senior Counsel, Hogan Lovells
  • Honorable Robert D. Drain (retired), U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York and currently, Of Counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
  • Honorable Jean K. FitzSimon (retired), U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Honorable Kevin Gross (retired), U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware and currently, Of Counsel, Richards Layton & Finger, P.A.


Lender’s Panel – “How Different Lenders See a Transaction Differently”
1:15 p.m. — 2:15 p.m.

Paul H. Shur, Esq.,
Shareholder, Becker & Poliakoff


  • Kenneth Geiger, Esq., Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Peapack-Gladstone Bank
  • Brian F. Gleason, CTP, Senior Managing Director, Phoenix Management Services, a part of JS Held
  • Randi M. Hershgordon, CPA, Senior Vice President, Gibraltar Business Capital
  • Paul D. Schuldiner, Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer, Rosenthal & Rosenthal, Inc.
Networking Break: 2:15 p.m. — 2:30 p.m.

Turnaround Panel – “Restructuring Alternatives”
2:30 p.m. — 3:30 p.m.

Neil Gupta, Managing Director, SSG Capital Advisors


  • Sally Barton, Director, Special Assets & Portfolio Solutions, SecondWind Consultants
  • Jeffrey Hampton, Partner and Chair of the Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice, Saul Ewing LLP
  • Robert Katz, Managing Director, Eisner Advisory Group LLC
  • Steve Mitnick, Founder, S. Mitnick Law PC
  • Amy Vulpio, Partner Co-Chair, Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy Practice, White and Williams LLP
Networking Break: 3:30 p.m. — 3:45 p.m.

Views from the Bench
3:45 p.m. — 4:45 p.m.

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Mark Indelicato, Partner, Thompson Coburn LLP


  • Honorable Ashely M. Chan, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Honorable Thomas M. Horan, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware
  • Honorable Jerrold Poslusny, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey


  • Sean Beach, Co-Chair, Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group and Partner, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP
  • Mark Minuti, Partner, Saul Ewing LLP


5:00 p.m. — 6:30 p.m.

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