Breakfast With Your Finance & Bankruptcy Lawyers

Detroit and the Future of Municipal Bankruptcy: What We've Learned

April 30, 2015

7:45 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Sheppard Mullin
30 Rockefeller Plaza
39th Floor
New York, NY 10112


This 1.5 hour complimentary seminar will be presented by:

Malani J. Cademartori, Partner
William R. Wyatt, Partner
Blanka K. Wolfe, Associate

Topics covered will include:

  • The Detroit Plan of Reorganization
    • Treatment of Bonds vs. Treatment of Pensions
    • Potential Bankruptcy of Wayne County
  • Updates and Comparisons with the Chapter 9 Cases of San Bernardino, Stockton and Vallejo
  • Puerto Rico's Response to its Bond Debt
  • What We've Learned from Detroit
    • What Does This Mean for the Municipal Bond Market
    • What is The Outlook on Municipal Bankruptcy Trends
    • Potential for Chapter 18

This program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1.5 credit hours which may be applied toward the areas of professional practice requirement, and is suitable for both transitional and non-transitional attorneys. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is a State Bar of New York approved MCLE provider.

Questions?  Contact Diana Chan at or at 212.653.8463.