Education


In addition to reconnecting with peers, don't miss these two phenomenal professional development sessions and your opportunity to earn Continuing Education credit!

Lunch Session with our Keynote Speaker
Wednesday, June 8 | 12:00pm - 2:15pm

Plenary Session: Navigating the Current State of the Economy and its Impact on Restructuring in 2022
Wednesday, June 8 | 2:30pm - 3:15pm

  • Judge Michael B. Kaplan, Chief Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court District of New Jersey
  • Perry Mandarino, Head of Restructuring, Co-head of Banking, Sr. Managing Director, B Riley Financial 
  • Oren Klein, Managing Partner, AuctionAdvisors
  • Rachel Jaffe Mauceri, Partner, Robinson+Cole (Moderator)

 

Judges Round Table
Wedneday, June 8 | 3:30pm - 4:15pm

  • Judge Karen B. Owens, United States Bankruptcy Court District of Delaware
  • Judge Ashely M. Chan, United States Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Judge Rosemary Gambardella, United States Bankruptcy Court District of New Jersey
  • Judge Maria Ellena Chavez-Ruark, United States Bankruptcy Court District of Maryland
  • Laura Davis Jones, Esq., Partner, Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP (Moderator)

 

Breakfast Program | Economist's Panel - "That 70's Show!"
Thursday, June 9 | 8:30am - 9:30am

  • Beth Ann Bovino, PhD Managing Director, US Chief Economist, S&P Global LLC
  • James Marple, Managing Director & Senior Economist, TD Bank NA
  • Kurt Rankin, VP & Senior Economist, PNC Bank NA
  • Daniel R. Stella, Senior Vice President, Bank of America Business Capital (Moderator)

 

Concurrent Educational Sessions
Thursday, June 9 | 10:00am - 11:15am

     1. Commercial Lending in 2022: Current Conditions, New Risks and What's on the Horizon?

  • Christopher Tonkovich, Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Office, The Bank of Princeton
  • Randi M. Hershgordon, SVP, Gibraltar Business Capital, LLC
  • Paul Schuldiner, EVP, Chief Lending Officer, Rosenthal & Rosenthal Inc.
  • Sheila E. Calello Esq., Partner, McCarter & English (Moderator)

 

     2. Small Business Restructuring: Are Rough Waters Ahead?

  • Sari B. Placona Esq., Partner, McManimon, Scotland & Baumann LLC
  • Lauren Berrett, Accountant/Attorney-Legal/Financial Advisor, EisnerAmper LLP
  • Dennis Shaffer Esq., Partner, Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP
  • Henry E. Waida Jr., Principal. SC&H Group
  • Catherine B. Heitzenrater, Partner, Duane Morris LLP (Moderator)

 

     3. Rising Tide: Mass Tort Bankruptcies

  • Erin D. Edwards, Esq., Partner, Young Conaway
  • Howard Brownstein, President, The Brownstein Corporation
  • Sydney Darling, Of Counsel, Porzio Bromberg & Newman
  • Jeriad Paul, Vice President, Securities and Solicitation Services, Omni Agent Solutions
  • Adam Isenberg Esq., Partner, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP (Moderator)

 

ConferenceAgenda

Schedule for the 2022 Mid-Atlantic Regional Symposium
 

Wednesday, June 8  
9:00am - 5:00pm Registration
12:00pm - 2:15pm Luncheon Program/Keynote Presentation
2:30pm - 3:15pm Plenary Education Session
3:30pm - 4:15pm Bankruptcy Judges Roundtable
4:45pm - 5:45pm

Bankruptcy Judges Cocktail Reception (Invitation Only)

6:00pm - 7:30pm Opening Cocktail Reception at Daer Nightclub
7:30pm - 9:30pm NextGen Dinner (Optional/Advance Registration Required) at LandShark Beach Bar and Grill
9:30pm - 12:00am Late Night Event at Hard Rock Cafe - Backstage Cafe
Thursday, June 9   
8:00am - 9:30am Breakfast Program/Economist's Panel
9:30am - 10:00am Coffee & Networking Break
10:00am - 11:15am Concurrent Educational Sessions
12:00pm Optional Events (Advance Registration Required)
        Golf at McCullough's Emerald Golf Links: WAIT LIST ONLY
        Spa/NOW Luncheon at Hard Rock's Rock Spa & Salon
6:00pm - 7:30pm Gala Cocktail Reception at The Steel Pier
9:30pm - 12:00am Closing Reception at Daer Nightclub


Agenda subject to change.

HotelReservations

Had Rock Hotel & Casino - TMA Mid-Atlantic
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

1000 Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ
(609) 449-1000
Room Rate: $99/night + taxes

Reservation Deadline: Monday, May 23, 2022 (Reservations made after this date will be based on availability at the hotel’s prevailing rates)

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TMA strongly encourages you to make your hotel reservation early, as the hotel and discount block may sell out prior to the reservation deadline. After the reservation deadline, reservations will be accepted on a space-available basis and higher rates may apply.