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Harvey R. Miller to speak on Bankruptcy

He is a partner in the New York City based international law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP specializing in reorganizing distressed business entities

Beta Gamma Sigma Alumni Association of New York invites you to a program on Bankruptcy Reorganization As An Option In A World of Financial Turmoil. Our guest speaker will be Harvey R. Miller who is one of the leading bankruptcy attorneys in the country. (Read bio below)

Date:  Wednesday, May 07, 2008  
Time:  6:00PM - 8:00PM
             Reception, Speaker remarks and Q & A

Warwick Hotel
65 West 54th st (near Ave of the Americas)
New York, NY 10019

$35 Current BGS-NYC Members
$45 Non-members, other BGS Alumni Club members and guests
$55 same day of event and at the door registration

Includes hot hors d'oeuvres, soda and wine

Speaker Bio

Harvey R. Miller, born New York City, March 1, 1933; admitted to bar, 1959, New York.  Admitted:  United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth and Ninth Circuits; United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; New York State.  Education: Brooklyn College (A.B., 1954); Columbia University (LL.B., 1959).  Harvey R. Miller currently is a Senior Partner in the New York City based international law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP where he had been a member of the Firm’s Management Committee for over 25 years and created and developed the Firm’s Business Finance & Restructuring Department specializing in reorganizing distressed business entities and representing creditors, investors and purchasers of distressed businesses and assets.  From September, 2002 to March, 2007, he was a Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Greenhill & Co., LLC, an international investment banking firm.  Adjunct Associate Professor of Law 1974-76, and Adjunct Professor of Law 1976 to present, New York University Law School; Visiting Lecturer, Yale Law School, 1983-84; Lecturer in Law 2000 to present, Columbia University School of Law; Member, Board of Visitors Columbia University School of Law through 2002; Member, Dean’s Council Columbia University School of Law 2003-present; Member, National Bankruptcy Conference; Fellow, American College of Bankruptcy; Fellow of the American Bar Foundation; Trustee, Committee on Economic Development; also he serves on the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Opera.   Frequent lecturer at continuing legal education and economic conferences.

Recipient of:  2005 Distinguished Service Award, American College of Bankruptcy; 2002 Lifetime Achievement Award, Emory University School of Law; 2001 Medal for Excellence, Columbia University School of Law Association;

Publications include: Bankruptcy: An Invasion of Private Rights?, Workouts and Turnarounds II, Global Restructuring Strategies for the Next Century, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1999, Author and Co-Author; Looming Financial or Business Failure: Fix or File – A Legal Perspective; Corporate Governance in Chapter 11: The Fiduciary Relationship Between Directors and Stockholders of Solvent and Insolvent Corporations, 23 Seton Hall L. Rev. 1467 (1993); Team Leader of 2d Circuit Bankruptcy Law Project, including publication of The Development of Bankruptcy Reorganization Law in the Courts of the Second Circuit of the United States (Matthew Bender) (1995); Author, The Changing Face of Chapter 11: A Reemergence of the Bankruptcy Judge as Producer, Director, and Sometimes Star of the Reorganization Passion Play, 69 Amer. Bkcy. L.J. 431 (1995); Disinterestedness – The Chapter 11 Paradigm!” 7 J. Bankr. L. & Prac. 359 (1998); Chapter 11 Reorganization Cases and the Delaware Myth, 55 Vanderbilt L.R. 1987 (2002); Does Chapter 11 Reorganization Remain a Viable Option for Distressed Businesses for the Twenty-First Century, 78 Amer. Bkcy. L.J. 153 (2004); The Future of Chapter 11, 47 Boston College L.R.129 (2005); and The Implications of the Third Circuit’s Armstrong Decision On Creative Corporate Restructuring:  Will Strict Construction Of The Absolute Priority Rule Make Chapter 11 Consensus Less Likely?,  55 American University L.R. (5) 1345 (2006).

Representations include:  Pacific Gas & Electric, Inc. – Attorneys for Parent Holding Company; Texaco Inc. – Attorneys for Debtor; Global Crossing, Inc. – Attorneys for Debtor; Safety-Kleen Corporation, et al. – Attorneys for Bank Lenders; Sunbeam Corporation – Attorneys for Debtors; Carmike Cinemas, Inc. – Attorneys for Debtors; Bruno’s, Inc. – Attorneys for Debtors; Arch Wireless, Inc. – Attorneys for Bank Lenders; Bethlehem Steel Corp – Attorneys for Debtors; Green Mountain Power Company – Attorney for Utility; Continental Airlines Corp. – Attorneys for Debtors (1st chapter 11); Braniff Airways – Attorneys for Bank Lenders; Federated Department Stores, Inc., et al. (Campeau) – Attorneys for Bank Lenders; Global Marine, Inc., et al. – Attorneys for Debtor; W. T. Grant Company – Attorneys for Trustee;  R.H. Macy & Co., Inc. – Attorneys for Debtors; Zale Corporation – Attorneys for Debtors; Rockefeller Center Properties, Inc. – Attorneys for REIT as Mortgagee; Marvel Entertainment Group, Inc. – Attorneys for Debtors; Storage Technology Corporation (STC) – Attorneys for Bank Lenders; Ionica plc  (United Kingdom) – Attorneys for Parent Holding Company; Loral Space & Communications, Ltd. – Financial Advisor for Debtors; Delta Air Lines, Inc. – Advisor for Debtors; Delphi, Inc. – Advisor for General Motors; Collins & Aikman Corp. – Advisor for General Motors.

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