January 21, 2011
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Morris S. Bauer Speaks to Barrister’s Inn of Bar Association of Lehigh County
Bridgewater, NJ (February 4, 2011) – Morris S. Bauer, a Member of the Norris McLaughlin, P.A., presented a program entitled “The Effect of Bankruptcy on Your Case: What You Should Know but Don’t” to the Donald E. Wieand American Barrister’s Inn of the Bar Association of Lehigh County on January 19, 2011. The presentation consisted of the benefits of bankruptcy, types of bankruptcy, and the representation of companies in bankruptcy, the representation of creditors and the effect of bankruptcy on your pending litigation. Bauer discussed the impact of bankruptcy on individuals, businesses, landlords, trade creditors, etc. In attendance were Pennsylvania Superior Court Senior Judge William H. Platt, Federal Magistrate Henry Perkin and approximately sixty members of the bar. Charles F. Smith, Jr., a Member of the Pennsylvania office and the leader of a Barrister’s Inn team, invited Bauer to be a guest presenter.
The Donald E. Wieand American Barrister’s Inn is an organization consisting of Lehigh Valley trial attorneys and select judges of the Superior, Commonwealth and Lehigh County Courts, and is dedicated to the development of outstanding trial lawyers who meet the highest ethical standards. A program is presented by a different team of attorneys every month, for which Continuing Legal Education credits are available. Attendees learn effective trial and appellate techniques from Judges and top litigators. The meetings also provide a social networking opportunity for attorneys and judges. “This is an exceptional organization that allows litigators to educate one another and discuss current issues in a collegial environment,” says Smith.
A resident of Long Valley, NJ, 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), 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 District of New York, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 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.