The COVID-19 Bankruptcy Boom: Preparing for Restructuring Discovery

With the staggering economic effects of COVID-19, U.S. bankruptcy courts are gearing up for a wave of filings that will test the limits of the judicial system. Law firm restructuring practices have already begun expanding, and third-party services providers are forming special teams to meet the nuanced needs of bankruptcy discovery.


The timelines will be condensed and the document volumes expansive, so bankruptcy practitioners and in-house counsel need to have their houses in order. Join Legility for a special webinar on how to prepare for restructuring from a data management perspective. Participants will get real-world takeaways from nationally renowned experts on:

  • The state of bankruptcy in the COVID era and beyond
  • How to prepare your data universe for a restructuring filing
  • The important roles bankruptcy counsel, eDiscovery counsel, and legal services providers play in restructuring matters, and how to leverage all three

Register for the webinar.

Day: On-demand

Time: Watch anytime

Location: Recorded online broadcast


Aug. 10


12 noon CT


Live broadcast

About the speakers

christine payne redgrave
Christine Payne Partner, Leader of Restructuring Discovery Team, Redgrave LLP 

Christine Payne is a nationally-recognized advocate specializing in eDiscovery and litigation strategy.  With deep experience in high-dollar, bet-the-company cases, Christine handles all aspects of case strategy and discovery for complex commercial litigation, restructuring-related litigation, products-liability litigation, antitrust matters, Section 220 requests, and ongoing or anticipated investigations.  Christine also leads the Firm's Restructuring Discovery team. Learn more about Christine, and get in touch, by clicking here.

jason dejonker
Jason DeJonker Partner, Restructuring & Insolvency; Co-Leader of Special Situations Team, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Jason DeJonker is an experienced deal maker and litigator. Jason uses his vast know-how to assist clients with creditor’s rights and bankruptcy matters. Private equity investors, financial institutions, special servicers, Fortune 500 corporations, trustees and receivers bank on Jason’s creative approach to problem solving in both litigation and transactional matters.

Jason’s experience includes lender and borrower-side loan workouts, representations of debtors and secured creditors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases (including DIP and exit finance) and the plan confirmation process, commercial foreclosures, and complex collection and judgment collection matters. Out of the courtroom, he routinely counsels clients on structuring distressed transactions, provides advice to corporate management and boards of directors on fiduciary duty issues, and helps private equity and traditional lender clients in structuring commercial real estate and C&I loans.

David Wesch Legility
David Wesch Information Governance Manager, Legility

David Wesch leads Legility's legal hold products and information governance consulting practice. He thrives on finding creative and robust solutions for Legility's clients through a comprehensive approach pulling from teams of experts, cutting-edge technology, and battle-tested processes.

Eric Schultenover Legility
Eric Schultenover Executive Director, Legility

Eric Schultenover co-leads Legility’s enterprise legal solutions division, offering integrated services ranging from M&A, compliance project management and support to contract review and negotiation and litigation management solutions. Previously, he was a partner at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP, practicing in corporate restructuring and finance, with extensive experience in the automotive and health care industries.

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