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Clark Hill Attorney Robert D. Gordon Speaks on Chapter 9 Municipal Bankruptcy at Mid-South Commercial Law Seminar in Nashville, TN on December 4, 2014

December 4, 2014

Birmingham, MI – Clark Hill attorney Robert D. Gordon will speak on a panel titled “Municipal Bankruptcies (Chapter 9): Pitfalls, Practicality & Tales from Jefferson County, Alabama and Detroit, Michigan” at the Mid-South Commercial Law Seminar in Nashville, TN on December 4, 2014. Key players in the two largest municipal bankruptcies in history will use "war stories" from Detroit and Jefferson County to illustrate the challenges facing municipal debtors and their creditors, including recent legal developments under Chapter 9.

Gordon is a member of Clark Hill’s Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice Group. He focuses his practice in the areas of corporate reorganization, bankruptcy and insolvency-related matters, debtor and creditor rights, workouts, and related commercial litigation.

Gordon has broad experience representing various parties in interest in bankruptcy and other judicial proceedings and in out-of-court workouts and restructurings, spanning a variety of industries and economic segments.

Of particular note relative to his presentation at this conference, Gordon is leading his legal team in serving as Special Restructuring Counsel to the Police & Fire Retirement System of the City of Detroit and the General Retirement System of the City of Detroit with respect to the City of Detroit’s Chapter 9 bankruptcy.  Gordon has also frequently provided counsel and made presentations to government and school officials and others involved in municipal finance, regarding Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy issues.

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