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Susan M. Freeman

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Susan’s pragmatic and scholarly approach to matters inspires confidence and assurance to her clients.

Susan Freeman is a partner who concentrates her practice on business bankruptcy and on appeals of all kinds. She is the first lawyer (and now only one of two) invited to membership in both the American College of Bankruptcy and the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers. Susan has briefed and argued before the U.S. Supreme Court, and she is frequently invited to present materials and speak at seminars in Arizona and nationally.

Business Bankruptcy

Susan is certified by the Arizona State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in bankruptcy law. With experience serving as individual counsel and as co-counsel, she helps in all aspects of business bankruptcy cases. From trustees to reorganizing debtors, secured lenders, and unsecured creditors and committees to asset purchasers, Susan has represented a wide range of clients. They come to her because of the national reputation she has built as a thoughtful, effective strategist and advocate. Susan has developed particular expertise in matters of bankruptcy ethics, and advises and represents law firms or serves as an expert witness regarding professional qualifications and duties.

  • Purchasers of assets, including Pivotal Global Capacity as acquirer of a telecommunications and logistics business in the Global Capacity Chapter 11 case in Delaware, and James Balsillie and PSE Sports and Entertainment as proposed buyer of the Phoenix Coyotes NHL hockey team in its Chapter 11 case in Phoenix.
  • Indenture Trustees, including Wells Fargo Bank as Indenture Trustee for $450 million of senior industrial revenue bondholders, the principal secured creditors in the Las Vegas Monorail Chapter 11 case in Las Vegas, and also as Indenture Trustee for $75 million of Community Facilities District bondholders in the SunCor Development Company Chapter 11 cases, and UMB Bank as Indenture Trustee in the second Las Vegas Monorail Chapter 11 case.
  • Litigants in Chapter 11 disputes, including Neil Gaiman in his copyright claims against Todd McFarlane Productions.
  • Creditors Committees, including in the USA Commercial Mortgage case in Las Vegas and the Eurofresh and MicroAge cases in Phoenix.
  • Secured creditors, including the principal lender owed $9.7 million by a sports memorabilia Chapter 11 debtor, CDC Mortgage Capital owed $20.5 million by a shopping center Chapter 11 debtor, $486 million of noteholders and bank lenders in the Crown Pacific Chapter 11 cases, and a life insurance company owed over $150 million in the Chapter 11 cases filed by 51 Trammell Crow entities.
  • Debtor-in-possession lenders, including Pivotal Finance, LLC in the Utah 7000 cases in Salt Lake City (also the equity owner/management company).
  • Debtors-in-possession including in the A-Title case of the largest Prudential Real Estate franchisee brokerage company in Las Vegas, and the All Star Gas multistate propane company, in both of which successful reorganization plans were confirmed, and Mondrian TTL, LLC, where disputes between the owner of an apartment complex and its principal creditor were satisfactorily settled.
  • Trustees and Liquidating Trustees, including the Liquidating Trustees in the USA Commercial Mortgage case in Las Vegas and the Nelson Bunker Hunt and William Herbert Hunt bankruptcy cases in Dallas. Susan personally served as the Liquidating Trustee in the Oregon Arena Corporation Chapter 11 case in Portland.
  • Aircraft lessors and secured lenders in airline bankruptcy cases, having represented 14 aircraft financiers in the America West Airlines Chapter 11 case in Arizona and aircraft lessors in the Great American Airways Chapter 11 case in Nevada and the Western Pacific Airlines case in Colorado, where she took the lead role in appeals of Code section 1110 rulings, and CIT, Boullioun and Sunrock in the National Airlines case in Nevada.

Susan has also served as the mediator in complex bankruptcy disputes and as an expert witness on behalf of professionals or trustees in Chapter 11 cases, including disputes over professionals’ actions and qualifications.

All Types of Civil Appeals

In the area of appeals, Susan has briefed over 300 appeals and argued over 100 of them, primarily in Arizona appellate courts and the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, but also in other jurisdictions across the country. She is listed as counsel of record in over 150 reported decisions, including complex bankruptcy cases, commercial, tort, ERISA, tax, and employment cases.

Susan often assists counsel from other firms who were responsible for litigation at the trial level, and has presented the views of many entities as amicus curiae. She has served as a judge pro tem on the Arizona Court of Appeals and a faculty member of the Arizona and National Appellate Practice Institutes. In addition, Susan has assisted clients by observing and advising other lawyers during trial to present and preserve arguments for potential appeals.

U.S. Supreme Court Experience

Combining her expertise in appeals and bankruptcy, Susan represented prominent law professors as amici in presenting persuasive arguments to the Supreme Court in the Hood and Katz cases concerning sovereign immunity in bankruptcy. She petitioned for certiorari, briefed and argued Hall v. United States, 132 S.Ct. 1882 (2012).

Personal Approach

Susan is known for her effective writing and analytical appellate work. She prioritizes making progress and driving long term results for her clients. Susan believes in the legal system and that the rule of law matters, and strives to make it work for her clients. Susan’s expertise inspires her colleagues and clients. Offering strategic insights to assist with the toughest cases, Susan is the partner other lawyers turn to for help solving challenging legal problems.

Susan is an avid hiker and traveler. She has hiked Mount Kilimanjaro and has visited over 50 countries. Her favorite places are Spain and Peru. In her free time, Susan enjoys practicing and teaching yoga.

More About Susan M. Freeman

Education

  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 1975
  • B.A., Mount Holyoke College, 1972
  • Study Abroad, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1970-1971

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 1975

Court Admissions

  • Arizona Supreme Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado

Community

  • National Bankruptcy Conference, Member, 2016-present
  • American Bar Association Business Bankruptcy Committee, Chair, 2017-2020, Vice-Chair 2014-2017, and previous Chair of multiple subcommittees
  • American College of Bankruptcy, Secretary, former Vice President, and Director, Fellow since 1993
  • American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, President 2017, Director and/or officer 2012-2018 and Fellow since 1995
  • Arizona Appellate Handbook, Committee of the State Bar of Arizona, Member since 1976, co-author of Civil Appeals chapter and bi-annual updates
  • American Law Institute ALI, Life Member inducted 1993, Advisory Committee Restatement of the Law Third, Restitution 1997-2010
  • Norton Bankruptcy Law Institutes, Faculty Member since 1988
  • Arizona Supreme Court Judicial Performance Review Conference Teams, Member, 1994-present
  • John Frank Memorial Lecture Steering Committee, ASU Foundation and School of Social Transformation, 2015-present
  • Member, The ABI National Ethics Task Force, 2011-2013, with responsibility for chapters on Duties of Counsel for a DIP as Fiduciary and Responsibilities to the Estate and The Use of Conflicts Counsel in Business Reorganization Cases in Lupica and Rapoport, Final Report of the ABI National Ethics Task Force (American Bankruptcy Institute 2013)
  • Arizona Bankruptcy Inn of Court, Master, 2011-2015
  • ABI Advisory Committee on Executory Contracts and Leases, ABI Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11, 2012-2014, ABI National Ethics Task Force, 2011-2013 and contributing author to its Final Report
  • Charter 100, Member, 1982-present
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Advisory Committee, Rules of Practice and Internal Operating Procedures, 1998-2001
  • Judge Pro Tem, Arizona Court of Appeals, 1995, 1999
  • Arizona Supreme Court Committee on Character and Fitness, 1986-1992, Chair, 1990-1992
  • City of Phoenix Human Relations Commission, 1983-1986; Vice-Chair, 1985-1986
  • City of Phoenix Ad Hoc Committee on Human Relations appointed by the Mayor and City Council, Chair, 1984-1985

Representative Matters

Honors & Recognitions

  • 2019 Barbara Barrett Arizona Women's Education and Employment Icon Award
  • Mount Holyoke College Alumnae Achievement Award, 2017
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Hall of Fame, 2015
  • John Frank Advocate for Justice Award, Commitment to pro bono service
  • Chambers USA, Litigation: Appellate, 2020-2021
  • Arizona Business Magazine, Top 100 Lawyers, 2016-2019, 2021
  • Benchmark Litigation, "Top 250 Women in Litigation," 2013-2021 and "Local Litigation Star" in Arizona, 2013-2021
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2012, 2015 "Lawyer of the Year" Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; 2013 "Lawyer of the Year" Bankruptcy Litigation, Appellate Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law, Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Bankruptcy Litigation, 1989-2021
  • Lawdragon, Top 500 Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyers List, 2020
  • Southwest Super Lawyers, Top 50 in Arizona - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights, 2007-2021, Top 25 Women Arizona Super Lawyers List, 2013-2021
  • New York University School of Law, Root-Tilden John Ben Snow Scholar
  • Mount Holyoke College, Sarah Williston Scholar, 1972
  • Martindale-Hubbell, "AV/Preeminent Attorney" rating
  • State Bar of Arizona, Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law, 1987-present

News

Presentations

  • Ethical and Professional Compensation Issues, Norton Bankruptcy Institutes Webinar, February 2021
  • "10 Tips in 50 Minutes" for Handling an Appeal, State Bar of Arizona - Appellate Practice Section, Webinar, September 2020
  • Chapter 11 Open Forum, and Ethical Issues in Bankruptcy Cases, The 32nd Annual Norton Bankruptcy Litigation Institute II, 2020 (and annual seminar presentations back to 1987)
  • Vote for a Better Future: Top 10 Ethics Traps, ABI Rocky Mountain Conference, Denver CO, 2020
  • Mulling Bankruptcy Ethics, Oklahoma Bar Association 33rd Annual Advanced Bankruptcy Seminar, Oklahoma City, OK, 2019
  • Ethical Considerations in Section 363 Sales, Texas Jay Westbrook Conference, Austin, TX, 2018
  • Speaker, Bank of America NA and its Aftermath, the $45 Million Sanction that Rocked the Bankruptcy World, District of Arizona Conference, Phoenix, AZ, 2018
  • Can Mootness be Equitable, National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, San Antonio, TX, 2018
  • Honing Appellate Oral Advocacy Skills, National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, San Antonio, TX, 2018
  • Practical Effects of Supreme Court Decisions Relating to Secured Creditors, ABA Business Bankruptcy Committee, San Antonio, TX, 2018
  • Limits of Sale, Plan and Equitable Mootness, American Bankruptcy Institute Southwest, Las Vegas, NV, 2018
  • Equitable Issues in Bankruptcy, Arizona State Bar Convention, Phoenix, AZ, 2018
  • The Most Important Bankruptcy Cases of All Time, Federal Bar Association, Phoenix, AZ, 2018
  • Climbing the Peak of Appellate Victory: Best Practices Before the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, California Bankruptcy Forum, Lake Tahoe, CA, 2018
  • Chapter 11 Cramdown Interest Rates: Till, Momentive and the Proper Valuation Methods, Fourteenth Annual EBDJ Symposium, Atlanta, GA, 2017
  • Ethics Issues for the Bankruptcy Insomniac, Oklahoma Bar Association 32nd Annual Advanced Bankruptcy Seminar, Oklahoma City, OK, 2017
  • Bankruptcy Appeals: Does the Bench Matter? ABA Business Bankruptcy Committee, National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, Las Vegas, NV, 2016
  • Restitution, Bankruptcy Developments, American Law Institute, Chicago, IL, 2016
  • Bankruptcy and Tax Issues, Arizona District Court Conference, Phoenix, AZ, 2016
  • Bankruptcy Ethics: Recent Developments, Oklahoma Bar Association 31st Annual Advanced Bankruptcy Seminar, Oklahoma City, OK, 2016
  • To Tell the Truth: Bankruptcy Ethics are Complicated, National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, San Francisco, CA, 2016
  • Bankruptcy Ethics, Central California Bankruptcy Association Institute, Fresno, CA, 2016
  • Making Law, Doing Good, Pro Bono Appellate Advocacy from the BAP to the Supreme Court, ABA Business Bankruptcy Committee, Miami, FL, 2015
  • Ethical Issues for Appellate Advocates, American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, Santa Fe, NM, 2015
  • Ethical Conundrums, Federal Bar Association, Phoenix, AZ, 2015
  • Commercial, Bankruptcy and Employment Ethical Conundrums, Federal Bar Association, Phoenix, AZ, 2015
  • Commercial Ethics, Mid-South Commercial Law Institute, Nashville, TN, 2015
  • Wellness and Post-Stern Jurisdictional Issues, State Bar of Arizona - Bar Convention, Phoenix, AZ, 2015
  • Guarding the Gates: the Expanding Liability of Gatekeepers of Insolvent Entities, International Bar Association, Mexico City, 2015
  • Chapter 11 Recent Developments; also Circuit Splits, Mid-South Commercial Law Institute, Nashville, TN, 2015
  • Ethical Pitfalls for Bankruptcy Practitioners, State Bar of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, 2014
  • Professional Liability Issues in Bankruptcy Cases, ABI Rocky Mountain Conference, Denver, CO, 2014
  • Working with the Court of Appeals, State Bar of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, 2014
  • Administrative Appeals, State Bar Convention, Tucson, AZ, 2014
  • Bankruptcy Appeals, Arizona District Court Conference, Phoenix, AZ, 2014
  • Bankruptcy Appeals, Arizona Bankruptcy Inn of Court, Phoenix, AZ, 2014
  • Bankruptcy Appeals, American Bankruptcy Institute Annual Spring Meeting, National Harbor, MD, 2013
  • Valuation: Challenging Legal and Factual Issues, ABA Business Bankruptcy Committee, Atlanta, GA, 2013
  • Revisiting RadLAX and Hall: Legal and Practical Impact of the Decisions, American Bankruptcy Institute Webinar, 2013
  • Hot Topics, ABI Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Institute, Denver, CO, 2013
  • Bankruptcy Ethics, Arizona State Bar Convention, Phoenix, AZ, 2012
  • Bankruptcy Ambushes Lurking in the Legal Jungle, Maricopa County Bar Ass’n, Scottsdale, AZ, 2012
  • Surviving the Supreme Court, Federal Bar Ass’n, Phoenix, AZ, 2012
  • Hall v. United States, Chapter 12 Plaintiff’s Counsel Takes Tax Liability to the Supreme Court, Iowa State Bar Bankruptcy Section, Mason City, IA, 2012
  • Ethics and Bankruptcy, Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference, Jackson, MS, 2011
  • Bankruptcy Ethics, Chapter 11, Mid-South Commercial Law Institute, Nashville, TN, 2011
  • Recent Developments in Bankruptcy Ethics, Commercial Law League of America, Tampa, FL, 2011
  • Through the Ethical Maze of Fiduciary Duties: Ratting on Clients and Other Hazards, VALCON, Las Vegas, NV, 2011
  • The Latest Developments in Commercial Bankruptcy Law, The Distressed Debt Conference, New York, NY, 2011
  • Cash Collateral, ABI Southwest Bankruptcy Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2011
  • Recent Developments, Turnaround Management Association Western Regional Conference, Santa Barbara, CA, 2011
  • The Amazing Shrinking Credit Market, ABA Business Bankruptcy Committee, Boston, MA, 2011
  • Great Debates, Plan Support and Lock-Up Agreements, American Bankruptcy Institute Annual Spring Meeting, Washington, D.C., 2011
  • Pucks, Baseballs & Franchise Auctions, ABA Business Bankruptcy Committee, New Orleans, LA, 2010
  • Bankruptcy Ethics, Mid-South Commercial Law Institute,  Nashville, TN, 2010
  • Bankruptcy Symposium – Ethics Program, State Bar of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, 2010
  • Faculty member and model advocate, Arizona Appellate Practice Institute, Phoenix, AZ, 2010
  • Ethics and the Bankruptcy Bar, American College of Bankruptcy, Washington, D.C., 2009
  • Discovery, Disclosure and Ethics in Bankruptcy, 14th Annual ABI Rocky Mountain Institute, Denver, CO, 2009
  • DIP Counsel as Fiduciary and Officer of the Court, Arizona State Bar Convention, Phoenix, AZ, 2009
  • Is Priority Dead? 16th Annual Conference on Distressed Investing, New York City, NY, 2009
  • What Every Commercial Lawyer Needs to Know About the Restatement (Third) of Restitution, ABA Business Law Section Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, 2009
  • Hot Topics in Reorganization Cases, Arizona State Bar Convention, Tucson, AZ, 2008
  • Liquidation and Litigation Trusts: Formation, Management, Jurisdictional and Other Issues, 26th Annual Spring Meeting, ABI, Washington, D.C., 2008
  • Current Issues and Developments in the Subprime Lending Industry, 13th Annual Rocky Mountain Conf., ABI, Denver, CO, 2008
  • Ethics Issues in Bankruptcy Cases, Oklahoma State Bar, Oklahoma City, OK, 2008
  • Ethics Issues in Bankruptcy Cases, 22nd Annual Advanced Bankruptcy Seminar, Oklahoma Bar Ass’n., Oklahoma City, OK, 2007
  • Special Actions, AWLA and Public Lawyers Section of Arizona State Bar, 2007
  • Complex Commercial Litigation: Smart Strategies for Hard Cases, DRI Commercial Litigation Committee, Scottsdale, AZ, 2007
  • Making Way at the Reorganization Table: Field Day for Hedge Hogs? ABA Business Bankruptcy Committee, Orlando, FL, 2007
  • Federalism and Bankruptcy: Deciphering Katz, New York, NY, 2007
  • Ethics Issues in Bankruptcy Cases, 22nd Annual Advanced Bankruptcy Seminar, Oklahoma Bar Ass’n., Oklahoma City, OK, 2007
  • Ethics Issues for Commercial and Bankruptcy Lawyers, 27th Annual Mid-South Commercial Law Institute, Nashville, TN, 2006
  • Avoiding Ethical Landmines Within the Zone of Insolvency and in Bankruptcy, AIRA, Seattle, WA, 2006
  • Disinterestedness, Disclosures, Committee Issues, Sanctions and Reporting Misconduct in Bankruptcy Cases, 31st Annual Stetson Bankruptcy Seminar, Tampa, FL, 2006
  • One Year After BAPCPA, American Bankruptcy Institute, Washington, D.C., 2006
  • Everything You Always Wanted to Know (And Didn’t Necessarily Ask) About Creditor Committee Representation, CLLA, San Francisco, CA, 2006
  • Where You Stand Depends on Where You Sit: Standing to Bring Causes of Action on Behalf of the Estate and the Roadblocks that Await, ABA Business Bankruptcy Committee, San Francisco, CA, 2006
  • State Sovereign Immunity: Bankruptcy is Different, Midwest Regional Bankruptcy Seminar, Cincinnati, OH, 2006
  • Changing Roles in Commercial Cases: The Impact of Hedge Funds on the Restructuring Landscape, 14th Annual Southwest Bankruptcy Conf., ABI, Las Vegas, NV, 2006
  • Whose Case is it Anyway? Taking Control Through a Creditor Plan of Reorganization, ABA Business Bankruptcy, Tampa, FL, 2006
  • Recent Developments and New Problems in Section 1110, Airline Restructuring, ACI, New York City, NY, 2005
  • Recent Developments and New Problems in Section 1110, Airline Restructuring, ACI, New York City, NY, 2005
  • Ethical Issues with Insolvent Companies, 26th Annual Mid-South Commercial Law Institute, Nashville, TN, 2005
  • Disqualification of Judges and Attorneys, the Grounds and the Strategies, NCBJ, San Antonio, TX, 2005
  • Lawyers Seriously Misbehaving, Federal Judicial Center Workshops for Bankruptcy Judges, Redondo Beach CA and San Francisco, CA, 2005
  • Current Bankruptcy Ethics Issues: It’s Not That You Ought To! It’s That You Got To, National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, Nashville, TN, 2004
  • Valuation Methodology, VALCON: The Conference on Bankruptcy Valuation, Austin, TX, 2004
  • Sales of Substantially All of a Debtor’s Assets: Negotiating From Different Perspectives; Ethics Issues Inherent in Representing the Business Debtor, 30th Annual Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute, Atlanta, GA, 2004
  • Square Pegs in Round Holes: Chapter 11 for Individuals and Nonprofits, National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, San Diego, CA, 2003
  • Sharing a Piece of the Bankruptcy Pie: Asset and Plan Distribution Sharing and Reallocation, 15th Annual Winter Leadership Conference, American Bankruptcy Institute, La Quinta, CA, 2003
  • Staying Alive – Post-petition Financing, Mid-South Commercial Law Institute, Nashville, TN, 2003
  • Current Issues in Bankruptcy Ethics, 11th Annual Southwest Bankruptcy Conference, American Bankruptcy Institute, Las Vegas, NV, 2003
  • Ethical Dilemmas – How to Avoid Them, 8th Annual Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference, American Bankruptcy Institute, Denver, CO, 2003
  • Rule 9011 – The Stakes are Higher Than You Think, 11th Biennial Judge Joe Lee Bankruptcy Institute, Lexington, KY, 2003
  • Speaker, Ethics and Evidence in Bankruptcy Practice, Atlanta Bar Ass’n, Atlanta, GA, 2003
  • Sorry, Counsel, You Signed It: Ethics, Rule 9011, and Inadequate Filings, National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, Chicago, IL, 2002
  • Specialized Ethics Rules for Bankruptcy Lawyers, University of Arizona Conference on The Future Structure and Regulation of Law Practice, AZ, 2002
  • Airline Restructuring and Bankruptcy, 10th, 9th, and 8th Aircraft Finance Transactions seminars, Strategic Research Institute, New York, 2003, 2002, 2001
  • Anatomy of a Chapter 11 Plan, Arizona State Bar Convention, 2002
  • Tennessee Bar Association Bankruptcy Forum, Nashville, TN, 2002
  • Complex Litigation and Settlement Strategies in Bankruptcy, Arizona State Bar Bankruptcy Section, 2001
  • Herding Cats – Unsecured Creditors' Committees in Chapter 11, Arizona State Bar Convention, 2000
  • LLC Bankruptcy Cases and Multi-Debtor Cases, Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute, Atlanta, GA, 2000
  • The Duty to Disclose Connections: How to Comply with Bankruptcy Rule 2014, American College of Bankruptcy, Boston, MA, 2000
  • Faculty Member, ABA Appellate Judges Conference, 12th Appellate Practice Institute, New Orleans, LA, 2000
  • Arizona Civil Appellate Practice Update, Arizona State Bar Convention, 2000

Publications

  • Author, "Ethical Responsibilities," Chapter 172 of the Norton Bankruptcy Law Practice Treatise (3rd ed. Thompson West), updated annually
  • Co-author, "The Impact of Stern on Secured Creditors," ABA Business Bankruptcy Committee, October 2018
  • Co-author, "Duties of Counsel for a DIP as Fiduciary and Responsibilities to the Estate and The Use of Conflicts Counsel in Business Reorganization Cases," Final Report of the ABI National Ethics Task Force (American Bankruptcy Institute), 2013
  • Co-author, "Bankruptcy: An Opportunity to Settle FINRA Member - Employee Disputes," October 2013
  • Co-author, "Lower Bucks Hospital: Requirements for Indenture Trustee Settlements in Bankruptcy Cases," Published in ABA Trust Letter, A Regulatory and Legislative Advisory for Trust Professionals, January 2013
  • Author, "Disclosure Flaws Fatal to Planned Indenture Trustee Release," ABI Journal, September 2012
  • Author, "Supreme Court's Hall v. United States Ruling Has Significant Impact," Bloomberg BNA, June 2012
  • Co-author, "Debtors in Distress: When Can You Sue for Emotional Injury?" Norton's Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, November 2011
  • Author, "Are DIP and Committee Counsel Fiduciaries for Their Client's Constituents or the Bankruptcy Estate? What is a Fiduciary Anyway?"17 American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review 291, December 2009
  • Author, "The Scope of Bankruptcy Ancillary Jurisdiction After Katz as Informed by Pre-Katz Ancillary Jurisdiction Cases," American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review, June 2007
  • Author, "Current Developments in Federal Appellate Practice," The Federal Lawyer, October 2002
  • Author, "§1110 is Amended on Its Own," Norton Bankruptcy Law Advisor, July 2000
  • Author, "Amending §1110 for the Millennium," Leader’s Equipment Leasing Newsletter, May and June 2000
  • Co-Author, "Civil Appeals Chapter and bi-annual supplements," Arizona Appellate Handbook, 1976-present
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