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Surviving in a Sluggish Economy: Key Bankruptcy Considerations for Small Businesses

Speaking Engagements

Surviving in today''s business environment is tough - particularly if you are a small business that has unwillingly become a creditor in the bankruptcy of a major customer. What can a company do in such a situation to protect itself? Husch Blackwell attorney Michael Fielding shares his valuable insight and expertise regarding steps small businesses may take in a bankruptcy proceeding to defend their rights. Additionally, he discusses the protections that the Bankruptcy Code provides small businesses as well as the timing when bankruptcy should be considered to maximize the likelihood of a successful reorganization. 


Michael Fielding is Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy by the American Board of Certification and is one of a small group of attorneys licensed in Kansas and Missouri who hold that designation.*


*The American Board of Certification’s Business Bankruptcy certification program is accredited by the American Bar Association. Neither the Supreme Court of Missouri nor the Missouri Bar reviews or approves certifying organizations or special designations.