PODCAST: Skadden Arps’ Jay Goffman talks prepacks and today’s most controversial Chapter 11 issues

09 December 2016

Jay Goffman, Skadden Arps’ global restructuring co-head and the “Godfather of Prepacks,” recently sat with Debtwire legal analyst Richard Goldman to discuss some of the most challenging and controversial topics impacting today’s restructuring landscape.


During their conversation, Goffman provided candid viewpoints and practical insights on DIP financing, makewhole rights, third-party releases, structured dismissals, equityholder committee formations and cram-up Chapter 11 plans. Goffman also spoke about how he created, and continues to promote use of, the “prepackaged plan,” as well as lessons learned from his time on the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Commission to Reform Chapter 11.


Find the podcast here.