Panel to examine 'Municipal Entities in Distress'

The Bankruptcy Committee of the Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, will present "Between a Rock and a Hard Place--Municipal Entities in Distress" a panel discussion on emergency managers and Chapter 9 bankruptcy.

The panel will feature U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Steven Rhodes, Eastern District of Michigan; Frederick Headen, director of the Bureau of Local Government Services in the Michigan Department of Treasury; Edward Plawecki, general counsel/director of Government Relations at Pierce, Monroe, & Associates; Judy A. O'Neill, Partner at Foley & Lardner; Douglas C. Bernstein, shareholder at Plunkett Cooney; and Charles M. Moore, principal at Conway MacKenzie.

The program will take place Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Southfield Westin, 1500 Town Center. Networking, hors d'oeuvres and cash bar to follow the discussion.

Cost is $60 before Wednesday, Oct. 3, and $65 after Oct. 3/at the door. Municipal employees receive a 50% discount on admission.

To register, visit and click on "events."

For additional information, contact either David Lerner at 248-901-4010, Leslie Berg at 313-226-7950, Michael Hammer at 734-623-1696, or Craig Schoenherr at 586-997-6458.

Published: Thu, Sep 20, 2012


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