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Join Letter Urging SDTX to Abolish Judge Shopping

November 1, 2023: Letter to Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas to Abolish Judge Shopping

Signatories (as of November 1, 2023):

Kenneth Ayotte
Robert L. Bridges Professor of Law
U.C. Berkeley School of Law
Berkeley, CA

Ralph Brubaker
James H.M. Sprayregen Professor of Law
University of Illinois College of Law
Champaign, IL 

Creditor Rights Coalition 

Edith Hotchkiss
Professor of Finance & Hillenbrand Family Faculty Fellow
Boston College, Carroll School of Management
Chestnut Hill, MA

David R. Kuney
Adjunct Professor of Law
Georgetown University Law Center
Washington, D.C.

George Kuney
Lindsay Young Distinguished Professor of Law
The University of Tennessee College of Law
Knoxville, TN 

Robert M. Lawless
Max L. Rowe Professor of Law
University of Illinois College of Law
Champaign, IL 

Adam J. Levitin
Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Law and Finance
Georgetown University Law Center
Washington DC 

Loan Sales & Trading Association

Stephen J. Lubben
Harvey Washington Wiley Chair in Corporate Governance & Business Ethics
Seton Hall University School of Law
Newark, NJ 

Robert W. Miller
Assistant Professor of Law
University of South Dakota, Knudson School of Law
Vermillion, SD

Samir Parikh
Robert E. Jones Professor of Advocacy and Ethics
Lewis & Clark Law School
Portland, OR 

Nancy B. Rapoport
UNLV Distinguished Professor
Garman Turner Gordon Professor of Law
William S. Boyd School of Law
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV            

Clifford J. White III
former Director, United States Trustee Program (2005-2022)
Department of Justice 

Additional Signatories:

Albert Togut
Founder and Senior Partner
Togut, Segal & Segal LLP
1 Penn Plaza
New York, NY 10119

The Petition LLC

Judith Fitzgerald
Professor in the Practice of Law
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Pittsburgh, PA 

Kevin Barnes
Private Individual

Brendan Hall, CFA
Director, Distressed Research
Brean Asset Management, LLC
New York, NY

Vladimir Jelisavcic
Manager, Cherokee Debt Acquisition, LLC
New York, NY

Roger Maldonado
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Associate Attorney
Minneapolis, MN

Please add your signature to the letter here.


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The Advocacy efforts of the Coalition do not necessarily reflect the views of any individual Contributor or Advisory Board Member.