Agenda & Schedule

***Please Note: Dress code Policy – Union League of Philadelphia Dress Code.

Registration : 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Judicial Jeopardy: 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.

 

SPECIAL EVENT

JUDICIAL JEOPARDY
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Moderator:
The Honorable Michael B. Kaplan, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of New Jersey

Judges:

  • The Honorable Eric L. Frank, Chief Judge, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • The Honorable Vincent F. Papalia, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of New Jersey
  • The Honorable Jerrold N. Poslusny Jr., United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of New Jersey

 

EDUCATION

Current Trends and the Potential Trump effect across the Capital Structure
1:15 p.m. — 2:15 p.m.

Moderator:
Michael P. Bonner, Esq., Partner, Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP

Panelists:

  • Glenn S. Bernabeo, Co-Head, Financial Restructuring, Griffin Financial Group, LLC
  • Paul D. Schuldiner, Senior Vice President, Division Manager, Rosenthal Trade Capital
  • Mark Seigel, President, Veritas Financial Partners LLC.
  • Jeffrey W. Wacker, Senior Managing Director – Head of US ABL Originations, TD Bank Corporate and Specialty Banking
Networking Break: 2:15 p.m. — 2:30 p.m.

CEO/Executive Leadership: Perspectives from Leading Women
2:30 p.m. — 3:30 p.m.

Panelists will discuss their personal business journeys as well as enhancing outcomes for women in the workplace, including the topics of mentoring, breaking the glass ceiling and the importance of building an inclusive workforce.

Moderator:
Jennifer Palmer, President, Gerber Finance Inc

Panelists:

  • Donna M. DeCarolis PhD, Dean, Close School of Entrepreneurship, Drexel University
  • Cheryl McKissack Daniel, President & CEO, McKissack & McKissack
  • Lori F. Reiner, Partner in Charge Philadelphia, EisnerAmper LLP
  • Patti B. Santelle, Managing Partner, White & Williams LLP
Networking Break: 3:30 p.m. — 3:45 p.m.

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

A fan-favorite featuring a panel of bankruptcy court judges and attorneys offering their perspectives on the outcomes of recent bankruptcy cases.

Moderator:
Mark S. Indelicato, Esq., Partner, Hahn & Hessen, LLP

Judges:

  • The Honorable Jean K. FitzSimon, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • The Honorable Rosemary Gambardella, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of New Jersey
  • The Honorable Kevin Gross, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Delaware
  • The Honorable Michael B. Kaplan, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of New Jersey

Panelists:

  • Sean M. Beach, Esq., Partner, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP
  • Mark Minuti, Esq., Partner and Co-Chair of the Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice, Saul Ewing LLP
  • Andrew I. Silfen, Esq., Managing Partner, New York and Chair of the Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Group, Arent Fox LLP

 

COCKTAIL RECEPTION

5:00 p.m. — 6:30 p.m.

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