Leonard P. Goldberger Presents at ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Seminar
PHILADELPHIA, PA, March 7, 2011 – Leonard P. Goldberger, a Stevens & Lee shareholder, participated in a program at the American Bar Association’s Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee’s 2011 Continuing Legal Education conference held on March 4-5 in Tucson, Arizona.
Addressing a national audience of insurance company and policyholder coverage counsel, Mr. Goldberger discussed the practical aspects of dealing with construction subcontractors who default on a job, then seek bankruptcy protection. He described how legal practitioners can position their general contractor clients to effectively manage risks of subcontractor defaults through insurance and surety risk products, as well as other strategies for maximizing protections in the context of subcontractor bankruptcy cases.
Mr. Goldberger has nearly 35 years of experience practicing business bankruptcy law. He represents insurers in asbestos, mass tort and environmental bankruptcy cases and works with foreign and domestic investor clients in the acquisition and financing of financially distressed businesses.
A former Vice President, Director and Executive Committee member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, Mr. Goldberger also has 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 is a member of INSOL International and is an INSOL International Global Insolvency Fellow.
As published in Philadelphia magazine, Mr. Goldberger has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer from 2005 to 2010 by being selected by his peers as among the top 5 percent of lawyers in the Commonwealth.
He received a J.D. from Villanova University School of Law and a B.A., summa cum laude, from Temple University.