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Eric Van Horn to Moderate CLLA Webinar on Purdue Pharma Bankruptcy Court Decision

June 7, 2023

12:00 p.m.

Spencer Fane attorney Eric Van Horn will moderate a panel of legal thought leaders for a Commercial Law League of America (CLLA) webinar on June 7 at noon ET. The panelists will discuss the major appeals court decision recently made about Purdue Pharma LP’s bankruptcy settlement.

During the session, Decision Time: Second Circuit Allows Controversial Nonconsensual Third-Party Releases in Purdue Pharma Chapter 11 Plan, Eric will discuss the case with Prof. Ralph Brubaker (University of Illinois College of Law), Prof. Melissa Jacoby (University of North Carolina School of Law), Karen Cordry (National Association of Attorneys General), and Candice Kline (Saul Ewing). They will educate about the circuit’s position, examine the impact of the decision on mass tort practice and venue selection, and weigh the potential for Supreme Court review.

At Spencer Fane, Eric assists clients nationwide with all aspects of bankruptcy, reorganizations, negotiations, collection actions, multi-jurisdictional insolvencies, and corporate liquidations. His work in complex Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases has involved representing committees of unsecured creditors and investors, debtors, trustees, secured lenders, landlords, and general unsecured creditors (including critical vendors and suppliers).