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Casner & Edwards Attorney Michael J. Goldberg Organizes the American College of Bankruptcy First Circuit Fellows and Boston College Law School's "The Consumer Debt Tsunami" Symposium & Reception


Michael J. Goldberg, an attorney at Casner & Edwards, LLP practicing in the Bankruptcy & Restructuring Group, is organizing the American College of Bankruptcy First Circuit Fellows and Boston College Law School’s "The Consumer Debt Tsunami" Symposium and Reception, Friday, April 8, 2016. As Chair of the First Circuit Educational Programs Committee, Goldberg played a major role in coordinating the event and panel program, which brings together economic and legal experts to discuss the growth of consumer credit, focusing on its impact on the American economy, and on bankruptcy law and practice. Specific topics include:

  • The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and its impact on the consumer economy

  • BAPCPA's impact on personal bankruptcy

  • Education debt

  • Subprime mortgages: Are they still a problem?

  • The Wall Street perspective

At the symposium, Goldberg will introduce an impressive roster of speakers:

  • Patricia A. McCoy, Liberty Mutual Insurance Professor of Law, Boston College Law School

  • Hon. James B. Haines (ret.), Libra Visiting Professor, University of Maine School of Law

  • Jaromir Nosal, Assistant Professor of Economics, Boston College

  • John Rao, National Consumer Law Center

  • Moderator: Lois Lupica, Maine Law Foundation Professor of Law, University of Maine School of Law

Goldberg specializes in the areas of business bankruptcy, financial restructuring and business transactions as well as commercial real estate transactions. In his over 25 years of practice, Goldberg has represented a broad spectrum of clients in insolvency matters, including debtors, creditors’ committees, trustees, assignees, landlords, secured and unsecured creditors, and investors. His clients cut across a wide range of industry types, including high-tech and biomedical device companies, medical practice groups, and nonprofit institutions. He has also served as counsel to purchasers and sellers of industrial, office and multifamily real estate, with a particular expertise in real estate financing. He is also a frequent lecturer on bankruptcy topics, particularly on the impact of bankruptcy issues on real estate transactions.

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