In Memoriam: Bankruptcy Judge Burton Lifland

Law360, New York (February 19, 2014, 12:37 PM EST) -- On Feb. 20, the legal community, and the restructuring bar especially, will remember a legend. On that date, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York will host a memorial service and courtroom dedication ceremony in honor of Judge Burton R. Lifland, who passed away last month after 34 years of distinctly notable service on the bench.

Along with probably every attorney who practiced bankruptcy law over the last three decades, we were fortunate to have benefited from Lifland's profound impact on modern insolvency jurisprudence — and it is from this vantage point that we write this remembrance...

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