Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP regularly contributes to the discussion of important business and legal issues - in print, on the web and at public forums.
Our most recent publications and speaking engagements are listed below.
Estate tax savings of over $10 million that are available to you now won’t be available in seven years - and it is likely that they may disappear much sooner. The simplest thing you can do is use as much or as little of it as you are comfortable doing. This newsletter discusses some of the ways you can take advantage of the generous $11.4 million gift and estate tax exclusion and an explanation of what else you can and should do now, before it is too late.
Jonathan P. Friedland, Howard M. Helsinger, Christopher J. Horvay, Matthew B. Schiff, Richard A. Sugar and Elizabeth B. Vandesteeg selected as 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers
SFGH congratulates Jonathan P. Friedland, Howard M. Helsinger, Christopher J. Horvay, Matthew B. Schiff, Richard A. Sugar and Elizabeth B. Vandesteeg for being selected as 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers by Super Lawyers Magazine.
SFGH congratulates Michael A. Brandess and Jack O'Connor for being selected as 2019 Illinois Rising Stars by Super Lawyers Magazine.
Mark Melickian to moderate “Bankruptcy Battle Royale 2019: Common Committee Controversies – Contesting Confirmation” webinar
On May 21, 2019, at 1 pm CT, SFGH partner Mark Melickian will moderate a Financial Poise/West LegalEdcenter webinar entitled “Bankruptcy Battle Royale 2019: Common Committee Controversies – Contesting Confirmation.” This is the final episode in a 4-part series that is focusing on the fundamentals of certain common elements of commercial bankruptcy cases in which official committees of unsecured creditors typically play a significant role. This webinar focuses on the requirements for confirmation of a chapter 11 plan and the nuts and bolts of fraudulent transfer claims and litigation in commercial bankruptcy cases.
Mark Melickian featured on webinar titled “Chapter 11 Special Issues 2019 – Focus on Single Asset Real Estate”
SFGH partner Mark Melickian was a panelist on a webinar produced by Financial Poise for West LegalEdcenter entitled “Chapter 11 Special Issues 2019 – Focus on Single Asset Real Estate.” This was the second episode in a 3-part series that discusses business sectors that are anticipated to be busy areas for commercial bankruptcy practitioners and their clients in the next year or two. This episode focused on single asset real estate cases, where special rules in chapter 11 apply.
SFGH partner Christopher Horvay to speak on a West LegalEdcenter webinar series titled "Restructuring, Insolvency & Troubled Companies 2019 - Bad Debtor Owes Me Money!"
Join Christopher Horvay on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, as he discusses the pros and cons of putting a counterparty into involuntary bankruptcy; when and how you may be able to pursue third parties for the amount owed; risks related to preference attack; pros and cons of sitting on a “creditors’ committee” in a Chapter 11; how to negotiate for “critical vendor” protection in Chapter 11 and practical guidance for continuing to provide goods or services to an insolvent counterparty.
Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger seeks to hire seasoned paralegal with significant general litigation and commercial bankruptcy experience
Paralegal Needed! Due to its exploding growth, Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger has a pressing need to hire a seasoned paralegal with significant general litigation and commercial bankruptcy experience. Competitive salary and benefits. For more information contact email@example.com. Please, no phone calls.
Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger is pleased to announce it will be a co-sponsor of the Metro NYC Chapter of the Private Directors Association's “Cocktails & Networking” on October 17, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. in New York City. For more information or to RSVP, click below. Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger is a Chicago/New York based general practice law firm with practice areas that include business transactions and corporate restructuring.
SFGH served as host to a Private Directors Association breakfast conversation entitled, “Data Privacy,” on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.
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