Leonard P. Goldberger Moderates INSOL International Webinar

PHILADELPHIA and NEW YORK CITY, April 26, 2022 – Stevens & Lee’s Leonard P. Goldberger moderated the global webinar “Evergrande – Tip of the Iceberg for the Chinese Property Sector?” on April 26, 2022. The event was sponsored by INSOL International, a world-wide federation of national associations of accountants and lawyers who specialize in turnaround and insolvency. Mr. Goldberger is an INSOL member, an INSOL International Global Insolvency Fellow and a member of the INSOL World Editorial Board.

The webinar explored the potential political and financial fallout that could ensue in the event of a collapse of Evergrande, a massively-indebted Chinese property developer. Mr. Goldberger was joined by panel of legal and economic experts in discussing the roots and stakes of this looming crisis.

Mr. Goldberger has more than 40 years of experience in business bankruptcy law. He represents international and domestic investors in the acquisition and financing of financially distressed businesses; insurers in connection with asbestos, mass tort, environmental and products liability bankruptcy cases; and institutional creditors in commercial bankruptcy cases.

A former Vice President, Director and Executive Committee member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, Mr. Goldberger has also been Chair of the American Bar Association’s Committee on Insurance Coverage Subcommittee on Insolvency and is a member of the ABA’s Litigation Section and its Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section.

Mr. Goldberger lectures and writes extensively on bankruptcy law and China-related topics and has served as a contributing editor on the editorial board of the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal. He has lectured on Chinese acquisitions of distressed U.S. businesses and assets at Peking University School of Law, Tsinghua University School of Law/Temple University School of Law, Central University of Finance and Economics Law School and KoGuan Law School LLM Program at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. For more than a decade, Mr. Goldberger has given programs on insurance and policyholder bankruptcies at the Insurance Society of Philadelphia.

He holds a J.D. from Villanova University School of Law and a B.A., summa cum laude, from Temple University.