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Our Advisory Board

The Center for Bankruptcy Studies offers courses, programs, scholarship and a vibrant, ongoing dialogue on bankruptcy precedent and issues of the day. Anchoring and overseeing our offerings is an Advisory Board comprised of leading professionals in the field.

Judges
Hon. Lief M. Clark, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Texas
Hon. R. Guy Cole, U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
Hon. Carla E. Craig, Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York
Hon. Robert D. Drain, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York
Hon. Dorothy D.T. Eisenberg, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York
Hon. Edith Hollan Jones, U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
Hon. Stephen D. Gerling U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of New York
Hon. Paul Mannes, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Maryland
Hon. Joseph M. McLaughlin, U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
Hon. Cecilia Morris, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York
Hon. Brendan L. Shannon, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware
Hon. Wesley Steen, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Texas
Hon. Elizabeth S. Stong, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York
Hon. Mary Kay Vyskocil, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York 
Hon. Mary F. Walrath, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware
Hon. Roger M. Whelan (Ret.), U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia

Educators
Prof. Ralph Brubaker, University of Illinois College of Law
Prof. Matthew Bruckner, Howard University School of Law
Prof. Linda Coco, Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law: Barry University
Prof. David G. Epstein, Southern Methodist University School of Law
Prof. Karen Gross, New York Law School
Dean Rudolph C. Hasl, Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Prof. Kenneth Klee, University of California at Los Angeles School of Law
Prof. Scott F. Norberg, Associate Dean, Florida International University
Prof. Michael Sousa, University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Prof. Keith Sharfman, St. John's University School of Law
Prof. Jacob L. Todres, St. John’s University School of Law
Prof. Nancy Rapoport, William S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
Prof. G. Ray Warner, St. John's University School of Law
Prof. Jack F. Williams, Georgia State University College of Law
Prof. Robert M. Zinman (Ret.), St. John's University School of Law

Attorneys
Lawrence R. Ahern, III, Esq., Burr & Forman LLP
Corinne Ball, Esq., Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue
Ted A. Berkowitz, Esq., Farrell Fritz P.C.
Hon. William T. Bodoh, Frost Brown Todd LLC
Susan G. Boswell, Esq., Quarles & Brady LLP
Alvin H. Broome, Esq., Ginsberg & Broome P.C.
Richard F. Broude, Esq., Law Offices of Richard F. Broude
Stephen H. Case, Esq., (Ret.) Davis Polk & Wardwell    
Thomas G. Cody, Esq., Executive Vice President, Federate Department Stores, Inc.
John Collen, Esq., Smith Amundsen LLP
L.E. Creel, III, Esq., Creel Sussman & Moore LLP
Hon. Melanie L. Cyganowski, Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen, P.C.
Douglas E. Deutsch, Esq., Chadbourne & Parke LLP
Ford Elsaesser, Esq., Elsaesser Jarzabek Anderson, Marks & Elliot CHTD
Robert Feinstein, Esq., Pachulski Stang Ziehl Young Jones & Weintraub
Nathan B. Feinstein, Esq., Piper Rudnick LLP
Robert M. Fishman, Esq., Shaw Gussis Domanskis Fishman & Glantz
Hon. James L. Garrity, Jr., Shearman & Sterling LLP
Sam Gerdano, Esq., American Bankruptcy Institute
Robert M. Ginsberg, Esq., Ginsberg & Broome P.C.
Richard A. Gitlin, Esq., Gitlin & Company LLC
Kristin Going, Esq., Drinker Biddle & Heath LLP
Hon. James Goodman, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
John A. Gose, Esq., Preston Gates & Ellis, LLP
Christopher F. Graham, Esq., McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
Harry W. Greenfield, Esq., Buckley King LPA
Robert J. Hall, Westerman Ball Ederer Miller & Sharfstein, LLP
Scott Hazan, Esq., Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen, P.C.
David G. Heiman, Esq., Jones Day
William C. Heuer, Westerman Ball Ederer Miller Zucker & Sharfstein, LLP 
Henry E. Hildebrand, Esq., Lassiter Tidwell & Hildebrand PLLC
Dillon E. Jackson, Esq., Foster Pepper PLLC
John J. Jerome, Esq., Saul Ewing LLP
Harold D. Jones, Esq., Jaspan Schlesinger Hoffman LLP
Richardo Kilpatrick, Esq., Kilpatrick & Associates, P.C.
Gary Klein, Esq., Roddy Klein & Ryan
Erik Klingenberg, Esq., Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
Faye Knowles, Esq., Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
William Z. Kransdorf, Esq., Legal Services NYC
David A. Lander,, Esq., Thompson Coburn
Lawrence F. Landgraff, Esq., Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.
Jay Larry, Esq., Patriarch Partners, LLC
Richard Lieb, Esq., Cooley LLP
John C. Longmire, Esq., Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Gerard R. Luckman, Esq., Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz & Terrana, LLP
W. Macey, Esq., Macey, Wilensky, Cohen, Wittner & Kessler, LLP
Deirdre A. Martini,, Esq., Wachovia Capital Finance
Richard S. Miller,, Esq., K&L Gates
Brian O'Connor, Esq., Wilkie Farr & Gallagher
Alec P. Ostrow,, Esq., Becker, Glynn, Muffly, Chassin & Hosinski LLP
Robin E. Phelan,, Esq., Haynes and Boone, LLP
Paul A. Rachmuth, Esq.,
Steven Reisman, Esq., Curtis Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP
Adam L. Rosen, Esq., Diamond, McCarthy LLP
Leonard M. Rosen, Of Counsel, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Heath D. Rosenblatt, Esq., Kay Scholer
Chester Salomon, Esq., Becker, Glynn, Melamed & Muffly LLP
Keith J. Shapiro, Esq., Greenberg Traurig LLP
Glenn E. Siegel, Esq., Dechert LLP
James D. Sweet, Esq., Murphy Desmond, SC
Albert Togut, Esq., Togut, Segal & Segal
Myron Trepper, Esq., Willkie Farr & Gallagher
J. Ronald Trost, Esq., Vinson & Elkins LLP
Ralph Tuliano, Esq., Mesirow Financial Consulting LLC
Mahesh Uttamanchandani, Esq., The World Bank
Thomas J. Weber
Brady C. Williamson, Esq., LaFollette Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
Deborah D. Williamson, Esq., Cox & Smith, Inc.

Accountants
Hon. Frank Conrad
Bettina Whyte, Bridge Associates
Daniel J. Ventricelli, BDO Consulting, CPA, CFE, CIRA, JD