March 10, 2010
Norris McLaughlin, P.A.
721 Route 202-206
P.O. Box 5933
Bridgewater, NJ 08807-5933
Contact: Edward C. Miller, Jr.
Chief Marketing Officer
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Morris Bauer to Speak on Health Care Reform at
American Bankruptcy Institute Spring Meeting
Bridgewater, NJ (March 10, 2010) – Morris S. Bauer, a Member of the Bridgewater-based law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will be on the panel of speakers for the Health Care Committee Educational Session at the 28th Annual Spring Meeting of the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI). The meeting will be held from April 29 to May 2, 2010, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.
The panel for the Health Care Committee Educational Session will discuss the issues driving health care reform, the impact upon health care providers and how this affects bankruptcy filings by these providers. The panel will include a review of the interplay among consumers, government and providers, the solutions proposed by health care reforms, and the potential result on healthcare-related bankruptcies.
The American Bankruptcy Institute is the largest multi-disciplinary, non-partisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes more than 12,000 attorneys, auctioneers, bankers, judges, lenders, professors, turnaround specialists, accountants and other bankruptcy professionals, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information. In fulfillment of its mission to provide information to its members, journalists, Congress and the public, ABI is engaged in numerous educational and research activities, as well as the production of a number of publications both for the insolvency practitioner and the public. It is the nation’s leading provider of quality bankruptcy educational programs. ABI’s national and regional conferences are highly rated in the bankruptcy community for their thorough discussions of the latest developments and the opportunities to earn continuing legal and professional education. ABI’s conference and workshop panelists always include expert practitioners and bankruptcy judges who provide a unique perspective.
A resident of Long Valley, Bauer is a member of the Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Group at Norris McLaughlin, P.A.. Bauer has represented debtors, creditors’ committees, and stand-alone creditors in the Chapter 11 proceedings of publicly and closely-held corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships, including a multi-store regional supermarket chain, a national distributor of electronics, several New Jersey residential developers, one of Northern New Jersey’s largest income-producing property owners, committees to a large-scale regional mail distributor, and a computer software outsourcing business to several Fortune 500 companies. In addition, he has represented one of the largest satellite dish operators in federal and state court litigation.
Bauer is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association (Debtor/Creditor Section), Morris County Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Turnaround Management Association. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Bauer earned his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law and his B.S. from Dickinson College.