Leonard P. Goldberger Presents on Acquiring Financially Distressed Businesses Out of Bankruptcy at International Law Program in China
PHILADELPHIA, PA, and NEW YORK, NY, December 27, 2010 – Leonard P. Goldberger, a Stevens & Lee Shareholder, was a guest lecturer at the KoGuan Law School LL.M. International Law Program at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, in Shanghai, China, December 9, 2010.
Addressing the law students of the international LL.M. program, Mr. Goldberger discussed acquiring financially distressed businesses out of U.S. bankruptcy cases. He provided an overview of the U.S. bankruptcy process and described the steps that Chinese investors would take to acquire a financially distressed business in a U.S. bankruptcy case. Mr. Goldberger also discussed the strategies that foreign strategic investors would employ to acquire a business under the Chinese Enterprise Bankruptcy Law.
Leonard P. Goldberger has nearly 35 years of experience practicing business bankruptcy law. He works with foreign and domestic investors in the acquisition and financing of financially distressed businesses and lectured at government sponsored programs in China about acquiring financially-distressed businesses and assets in the United States.
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, an inaugural INSOL International Global Insolvency Fellow.
Mr. Goldberger lectures and writes extensively on bankruptcy law topics and serves on the editorial boards of the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal and INSOL World.
As published in Philadelphia magazine, Mr. Goldberger has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer from 2005 through 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.