Leonard P. Goldberger Presents at the New York City Fall 2015 Workshop of the Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers
NEW YORK, December 17, 2015 – Leonard P. Goldberger, Shareholder of Stevens & Lee, and Rebecca C. Delia, Senior Vice President of Stevens & Lee affiliate FSL Public Finance, presented at the New York City Fall 2015 Workshop of the Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers (EACUBO) held December 8, 2015.
Mr. Goldberger has nearly 40 years of experience in 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. Among his notable clients are Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company, ACE Group, Chartis Insurance, American International Group and Travelers.
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 is also a member of INSOL International. He is an INSOL International Global Insolvency Fellow.
Mr. Goldberger lectures and writes extensively on bankruptcy law and China-related topics and has served as a contributing editor on the editorial boards of the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal and INSOL World. 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 the last 10 years, Mr. Goldberger has given programs on insurance and policyholder bankruptcies at the Insurance Society of Philadelphia.
As published in Philadelphia magazine, Mr. Goldberger has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer from 2005 through 2015 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.
Ms. Delia moderated the panel, “An Interactive Dialogue on Consolidation in Higher Education,” and Mr. Goldberger spoke on bankruptcy-related considerations for higher education institutions in financial distress. Other panelists included representatives from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New York University, Moody’s Investors Service and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC.
EACUBO is a membership organization and one of four regional associations affiliated with the National Association of College and University Business Officers. EACUBO was founded in 1919 by higher education business officers to promote effective and ethical business and financial administration in colleges and universities.
Ms. Delia has worked with colleges and universities, governmental and non-profit entities in the Mid-Atlantic region in connection with all types of financing products. She has assisted with refunding and restructuring opportunities and transacted multiple new money, refunding and advance refunding issues, as well as term remarketings, including taxable and tax-exempt for both enhanced and unenhanced issues.
Throughout her career, Ms. Delia has participated in more than $1.7 billion in new bond issues for numerous colleges and universities and has prepared rating assessments and assisted with the rating process, including a number of initial ratings for clients, to support financing strategies.
Previously, Ms. Delia served as Managing Director of Public Finance for PNC Capital Markets, working closely with colleges and universities, public sector and non-profit clients.
Ms. Delia is a member of the advisory council for the Women’s Network of the United Way, a graduate of Leadership Harrisburg Area, and a Founding Board Member of Ladies First, a professional association of women engaged in the public finance industry. She received a Master of International Management degree from the American Graduate School of International Management and a B.A. from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Delia holds Series 7 and 63 licenses from FINRA.