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Law Prof Oversees Bloomberg Law’s Bankruptcy Innovation Board

November 07, 2018

  • Samir Parikh
    Samir Parikh

In addition to his role as a professor at Lewis & Clark Law School, Samir Parikh lends his expertise to Bloomberg Law - a digital resource for legal professionals. Professor Parikh serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Bloomberg Law Bankruptcy Treatise. Lewis & Clark students regularly assist Professor Parikh with the research necessary to draft treatise content. Recently, Professor Parikh helped create the Bankruptcy Innovation Board for Bloomberg Law comprised of leading bankruptcy attorneys from law firms, academia, and the judiciary.

“The Bankruptcy Treatise and Bankruptcy Practice Center offer valuable insight and information to legal professionals,” explained Parikh. “As such, the platform must evolve continually to capture changes in the law. I am honored that eight renowned bankruptcy practitioners have agreed to join me on the Bankruptcy Innovation Board to help guide this evolution.”

The Bankruptcy Innovation Board’s members are:

  • Cecelia G. Morris, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (chair)
  • Samir Parikh, Lewis & Clark Law School (vice chair)
  • Ronit J. Berkovich, Weil, Gotshal & Manges
  • Benjamin I. Finestone, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
  • Evan R. Fleck, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy
  • Stephen E. Hessler, Kirkland & Ellis
  • Lisa Laukitis, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
  • Thomas Lauria, White & Case
  • Andrew M. Parlen, Latham & Watkins
  • Ben Rosenblum, Jones Day

Professor Parikh teaches classes that explore financial restructuring, bankruptcy, business associations, banking, and white collar crime. 

His research and writing focus on a variety of bankruptcy issues, including debtor forum shopping and municipal debt restructuring.  He is a co-author of the seventh edition of the Examples & Explanations (Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor) study guide and numerous law review articles. He is a 2018-19 Fulbright Schuman Scholar and will be a Visiting Professor of Law at Oxford University in 2019.

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