Sep 19 2017

Heather Brock, Shareholder in the firm's Labor & Employment section, presented "So You're Buying Assets in Bankruptcy, What About the Employees (And Other Employment-Related Bankruptcy Issues)?" to the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association. The presentation focused on labor and employment issues that arise in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. The panel addressed due diligence and best practices for attorneys representing debtors and asset purchasers regarding potential employment liability and successor liability for employment claims. The panel also addressed WARN Act claims in bankruptcy cases and the implications of those claims upon a Chapter 11 Debtor's ability to confirm a bankruptcy case.