Weil Bankruptcy Blog

Contributed by Jessica Liou Two recent decisions from large and highly contested chapter 11 cases add to the developing body of case law on the treatment of make-whole claims in bankruptcy.  First, in a two-part post, we discuss the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware’s decision in Energy Future Holdings, and later, in […]

In June of 2007, Harvey gave the keynote address at the International Institute of Insolvency.  In the address, Harvey asked the question, “Is the market headed for disaster?”  He also says, “When the bubble bursts, those left holding today’s version of tulip bulbs may be left scratching their heads and pining for the past.”  Little […]

In yesterday’s post, we published a speech in which Harvey Miller discussed how he got started practicing bankruptcy law.  Today, we are publishing the text of a speech that Harvey gave in March of 2014 on the 40th anniversary of the Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute, at which Harvey was a frequent speaker.  In this speech, […]

Remembering Harvey R. Miller

on April 28, 2015 ·

Posted in News

At the Weil Bankruptcy Blog, we thought one of the best ways we could honor the memory of Harvey R. Miller was through his own words.  The many speeches, award acceptances, lectures, and Congressional testimony Harvey gave over the years provide insight into the development of bankruptcy law and offer a personal perspective of someone […]

We are saddened to share that our colleague, friend, and mentor, Harvey R. Miller, died today after a courageous battle with ALS.  He was 82 years old. Harvey joined Weil in 1969 as the firm’s 14th partner.  He was a leading force in the evolution of Weil into one of the world’s preeminent law firms […]

By now, you’ve come to know the Weil Bankruptcy Blog as “the” source for cutting-edge analyses of all things restructuring.  But did you know that Weil, Gotshal & Manges also publishes other blogs?  Indeed, our colleagues regularly probe critical issues in other areas of the law.  Today, we want to take the opportunity to highlight […]

On April 30, Weil and the Legal Aid Society, along with The Blackstone Restructuring Group, will be presenting a training on bankruptcy and other alternatives for small businesses in distress. The panel provides a great opportunity to become familiar with the challenges distressed small businesses may face and to network with other professionals interested in […]