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Evelyn J. Meltzer, Partner with Pepper Hamilton LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Receiverships, Assignments and Other Bankruptcy Alternatives Event

Evelyn J. Meltzer, Partner with Pepper Hamilton LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Receiverships, Assignments and Other Bankruptcy Alternatives: What's the Best Way Out?

New York, NY, September 10, 2016 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Evelyn J. Meltzer, Partner with Pepper Hamilton LLP will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Receiverships, Assignments and Other Bankruptcy Alternatives: What's the Best Way Out?” This event is scheduled for September 22, 2016 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm (ET).

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About Evelyn J. Meltzer

Evelyn J. Meltzer is a partner in the Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Wilmington office. Ms. Meltzer focuses her practice on corporate restructuring, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights. Ms. Meltzer has significant experience representing debtors, creditors’ committees, asset purchasers, landlords, liquidating and litigation trusts, assignees in assignments for the benefit of creditors (ABC), receivers, secured and unsecured creditors and shareholders in bankruptcy proceedings. Additionally, she acts as counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants in bankruptcy-related litigation matters.

Ms. Meltzer is vice director-regional programming for the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) and is the past chair of the Delaware IWIRC network. Additionally, Ms. Meltzer organized and chaired the 2013 - 2016 IWIRC at the Shore conferences, the first regional IWIRC conference, and is currently serving as chair for the 2017 conference. Ms. Meltzer is the recipient of the 2016 Melnik Award for an Exceptional IWIRC Member.

Ms. Meltzer is AV Peer Review Rated for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability by Martindale-Hubbell. Ms. Meltzer’s peers have described her as “imaginative, careful attorney who gets results,” “a rising star in the bankruptcy bar. She is a formidable adversary who exhibits the highest level of professionalism when representing her clients,” and “an excellent attorney and is of the finest character.”

About Pepper Hamilton LLP

Pepper Hamilton LLP is a multi-practice law firm with more than 500 lawyers nationally. The firm provides corporate, litigation and regulatory legal services to leading businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations and individuals throughout the nation and the world.

Pepper’s Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Group is an integrated network of more than 35 professionals and support personnel who focus exclusively on all aspects of reorganizations, bankruptcies, restructurings, workouts and buyouts. Our team is national in focus, appearing regularly in bankruptcy courts throughout the country. We are experienced in insolvency matters involving a wide range of industries, with particularly notable experience in the food, asbestos, energy, construction, manufacturing, health care and automotive industries. Our clients include large national and international public and privately held corporations, as well as governmental entities, small businesses and individuals.


Given the economic downturn in recent years, financially distressed businesses are forced to make hasty decisions with permanent consequences. While most of these businesses and their creditors are familiar with the common bankruptcy options, the alternatives to bankruptcy are often overlooked. In this two-hour live Webcast, a panel of key thought leaders will offer an in-depth discussion of the business and legal fundamentals of this significant topic and will explain the benefits and ramifications of receiverships, assignments and other bankruptcy alternatives.

Key topics include:

- Why bankruptcy isn’t always the best option
- Business considerations when selecting an Alternative
- General overview of Alternatives
• Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors
• Receiverships
• Article 9 Foreclosure
• Out of Court Work Outs
- Considerations when selecting an Alternative
• The advantages and disadvantages to each Alternative
• Who controls the process
• How each Alternative compares to bankruptcy

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit:
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