Michael P Richman

Michael P Richman

Partner at Steinhilber Swanson LLP and Adjunct Professor of Bankruptcy Law, UW L
  • Bankruptcy, Appeals & Appellate, Business Law ...
  • New York, Wisconsin
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Biography

Bankruptcy lawyer and courtroom advocate with over 40 years of experience in national and international bankruptcy cases and out-of-court restructurings in more than 20 states (and Puerto Rico) ranging from corporate and farm debtors, creditors' committees, trustees, individual creditors and interestholders, bondholders, and other parties in interest. Bankruptcy litigation and trial experience spans fraudulent conveyance, preference and all manner of contested matters in chapter 11 cases. Former President of the American Bankruptcy Institute, co-vice chair of ABI's National Ethics Task Force and co-chair of Section 363 Committee of the ABI's Chapter 11 Reform Commission. Also certified and experienced as mediator, speaker/panelist at hundreds of bankruptcy education conferences, and serves as Adjunct Professor Of Bankruptcy Law at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, and on the Board of Directors of the Madison Symphony Orchestra. Honors graduate of Vassar College and Columbia University School of Law.

Practice Areas
    Bankruptcy
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Litigation, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
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Wisconsin
Wisconsin Court System
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Education
Columbia Law School
J.D. (1979)
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Honors: Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; Professor Wolfgang Friedmann Prize in International Affairs; Managing Editor, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law
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Vassar College
B.A. (1975) | Political Science and History
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Honors: Graduated cum laude with additional departmental honors in Political Science
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London School of Economics and Political Science
General Course Student/One-Year Program
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Wisconsin
Member
Current
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New York State Bar Association
Member
Current
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University of Wisconsin Law School
Adjunct Professor of Bankruptcy Law
Current
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Madison Symphony Orchestra
Director
Current
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American Bankruptcy Institute
Past President
Current
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Contact & Map
Steinhilber Swanson LLP
122 W Washington
Suite 850
Madison, WI 53703
Telephone: (866) 381-4391
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