Morris S. Bauer, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will be a panelist for the free, virtual webinar for business owners, “Surviving COVID-19: Now and Beyond,” on Wednesday, May 6, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
“As an active member of the NJTMA, and with Norris McLaughlin being involved in the NJBIA, I felt it was critical to get to be a part of this legal, lending, and turnaround team to assist business owners to address operating in the current COVID-19 environment, as well as what it will take and the help they’ll need in getting back up on their feet,” said Bauer.
About the COVID-19 Webinar for Business Owners
Co-hosted by the New Jersey Turnaround Management Association (NJTMA) and the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA), Bauer will join Michele Siekerka, President and CEO of the NJBIA, who will moderate; Sharon Bender, Managing Director of Sterling National Bank; and Nick Jalowski, Founder and Managing Director of Cambridge Financial Services, LLC, on the panel.
Discussion topics will include surviving this uniquely devastating event in the short-term, planning for a return to operations as lockdowns are gradually lifted, implementing the protocols and procedures that will necessarily be part of the “new normal,” and navigating these challenges for any business seeking to successfully recover and thrive. For more information and to register, visit turnaround.org.
About Mo Bauer
A resident of Long Valley, Bauer is a member of the Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Group at Norris McLaughlin. He represents debtors, creditor committees, banks, and other secured creditors, trade creditors, and landlords in Chapter 11 proceedings, and is a New Jersey bankruptcy mediator. Bauer has also been appointed by the Court as a Chapter 11 trustee, a liquidating trustee, an assignee for the benefit of creditors, and a bankruptcy mediator.
In addition to his bankruptcy practice, Bauer has represented banks, equipment lessors, and one of the nation’s largest utility providers in commercial foreclosure and commercial collection matters. He has been an instructor for the New Jersey Skills and Methods Course and the New Jersey Bankruptcy Inn of Court, and a panelist for the annual New Jersey Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and local bar associations in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Bauer has been involved in civic activities as a corporate advisory board member of Homeless Solutions, Inc.; and a board member of Team for Kids Foundation, Inc., a non-profit that provides funding for children of low-income families to play team sports. He is Vice-Chairman of the Washington Township, Morris County Zoning Board of Adjustment, and has served as a member of the Washington Township Economic Development Committee from 1996 to 2003 as well as President of the Jewish Center of Northwest Jersey.
Bauer is included in the Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law section of the current edition of The Best Lawyers In America and the Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights section of New Jersey Super Lawyers, including selection to the 2019 New Jersey Super Lawyers Top 100. He earned his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law and his B.S. from Dickinson College.