Flaster Greenberg PC shareholder William J. Burnett authored a chapter for Aspatore Books' "Inside the Minds" series, 2010 edition. Burnett's chapter, entitled "Trustee Talk in Troubled Times: A Conversation about Commercial Chapter 7 Cases and the Role of Trustee's Counsel during the Great Recession," gives an insider's perspective on key strategies for representing and advising companies filing for Chapter 7 liquidation.
Burnett is a shareholder in the financial restructuring, bankruptcy, and risk management group and a member of Flaster Greenberg's executive committee. His practice involves representation in all areas of commercial Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, creditor's rights, as well as corporate liquidations. His representations include Chapter 7 trustees, creditors' committees, Chapter 11 debtors, plan administrators, as well as various creditors, including secured and unsecured creditors, suppliers, landlords, equipment lessors, asset purchasers, and preference plaintiffs and defendants.
He is admitted to practice in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, and serves on the board of directors of the Turnaround Management Association's Philadelphia chapter. He is also an adjunct professor at Temple University Beasley School of Law.
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- William Burnett