Leonard P. Goldberger Talks Investments at Chinese Universities

PHILADELPHIA , PA, December 19, 2011 – Stevens & Lee Shareholder Leonard P. Goldberger lectured on Chinese investments in the United States at Peking University Law School and Central University of Finance and Economics Law in Beijing, China on December 5 and 6, 2011.

The lectures discussed the increasing opportunities for Chinese investors to acquire financially-distressed businesses and assets in the U.S., as well as the challenges of making such investments in a politically charged environment of heightened trade-related tensions, as China has ascended to become the world’s second largest economy and an indispensable player on the global stage.

Mr. Goldberger has over 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, an INSOL International Global Insolvency Fellow and a contributing editor of INSOL World.

Mr. Goldberger is a frequent author and has lectured extensively, both domestically and internationally, on various insolvency-related topics.

As published in Philadelphia magazine, Mr. Goldberger has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer from 2005 to 2011 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.