Stephen W. Sather
Barron & Newburger, P.C.
The Commercial Law League presented a full slate of programs at the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges in Las Vegas this year. The program lead off with a luncheon including the presentation of the Lawrence King Award and a Keynote Address by Erwin Chemerinsky and then moved to two panels on Debtor Asset Protection Trusts and Jevic--The Inside Story. Taken together the programs offered a deep dive into all things bankruptcy and insolvency related.
The King Award
The CLLA presented this year's Lawrence King Award to Prof. Nancy Rapoport of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Law.
Nancy Rapoport is the Special Counsel to the President of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, the Garmin Turner Boyd Professor of Law at the William S. Boyd School of Law and an Affiliate Professor of Business Law and Ethics at the Lee Business School. She has served as Dean or interim Dean of three separate law schools.