Eleventh Annual EBDJ Symposium - February 27, 2014


CLE and Fees

Symposium attendance qualifies for three general Georgia CLE credit hours.

The registration fee of $75 includes CLE fees, breakfast, break refreshments, buffet lunch, and parking. Fees are not applicable to judges, law clerks, and a limited number of attorneys employed by named sponsors.

If you are an attorney employed by a named sponsor, please contact Sophia Priola to register.

Online registration is now closed. Registration with cash or check is available on the day of the symposium.

Symposium Schedule

8:00 am 8:50 am
Registration and Breakfast

8:50 am - 9:00 am

Dean Robert Schapiro, Emory University School of Law

9:00 am 10:30 am
Consumer Panel: Strip Off in Chapter 7: The Limits of Dewsnup

Lawrence Ponoroff, Samuel M. Fegtly Chair in Commercial Law at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law

The Honorable Mary Grace Diehl, US Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia

The Honorable A. Thomas Small, US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina

Beth Anne Harrill, Law Clerk to The Honorable Paul W. Bonapfel, US Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia

10:30 am 10:40 am
Break and Refreshments

10:40 am 12:10 pm
Corporate Panel: A Debate Among the Players in a Modern Chapter 11 Drama: Who Needs Chapter 11 When You Have Section 363?

Alan Pope, Moore & Van Allen PLLC, advocating for the secured lender's viewpoint

Kay Kress, Pepper Hamilton LLP, advocating for the creditors' committee's viewpoint

Gary Marsh, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, advocating for the debtor's viewpoint

Mark Duedall and Gwendolyn Godfrey, both of Bryan Cave LLP

12:15 pm
Buffet Lunch


Tull Auditorium
Emory University School of Law
1301 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
Map and Directions


Click here for important parking information.


If you have any questions about the symposium, please contact Sophia Priola.

We look forward to your attendance,

Sophia Priola
Executive Symposium Editor