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Clark Hill Bankruptcy Attorney Robert Gordon to Present to the Wayne County Association of School Boards Regarding Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Issues

March 2, 2010


– Clark Hill Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group Leader Robert Gordon will present to the Wayne County Association of School Boards regarding Chapter 9 Bankruptcy issues on Thursday, March 18 in Wayne, Michigan.

Gordon will cover the process for appointment of an Emergency Financial Manager for a distressed school district under Michigan’s Local Government Fiscal Responsibility Act and the powers and responsibilities of an EFM.

He will also discuss the process for adjusting debts of a school district under Chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code (which governs governmental reorganizations) and the powers granted under Chapter 9 to a reorganizing governmental entity.

Gordon focuses his practice in the areas of corporate reorganization, bankruptcy and insolvency-related matters, debtor and creditor rights, workouts, and related commercial litigation.

He 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 business segments.

Applying his private-sector restructuring expertise to the public-finance sector, Gordon has frequently spoken to audiences regarding the Emergency Financial Manager process and Chapter 9 bankruptcy issues.

Gordon earned his B.A. from the University of Michigan and his J.D. from the University of Michigan School of Law.

He has been selected for the 2010 edition of

The Best Lawyers in America

in the specialty of Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law and has been selected in 2007-09 by

Michigan Super Lawyers

as a leading attorney in Michigan in his area of expertise.

Clark Hill PLC is a full service law firm that provides  business legal services, government & public affairs, and personal legal services to our clients throughout the country.

With offices in

Arizona, Illinois, Michigan and Washington DC, Clark Hill has more than 200 attorneys and professionals. For more information on our firm and our services, visit


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