Three Fox Rothschild LLP Partners – Michael Viscount, Brent Chicken and Raymond Patella – To Present on the Financial Crisis in the Energy Sector

July 28, 2016 – Press Releases

With the energy sector facing an unparalleled financial crisis due to declines in crude prices, forcing some to seek creditor protections and even bankruptcy, Fox Rothschild LLP Partners Michael Viscount, Brent D. Chicken and Raymond M. Patella will present “Coping With Customers and Competitors in Bankruptcy.”

This discussion of today’s volatile energy market and strategies for minimizing the inherent risks and maximizing the opportunities arising from the current business climate will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on August 3 at Crescent Point Energy.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Rights of suppliers and contract counterparties
  • Enhancing your prospects of getting paid
  • Opportunities to be found by forward-thinking companies

Viscount is a commercial lawyer whose practice focuses primarily on the representation of business owners and operators, investors and creditor groups in matters involving debt restructuring, workouts, bankruptcies, banking and finance, real estate, dispute resolution and other complex commercial matters. He writes and comments regularly on topics in the areas of bankruptcy and commercial finance in many business sectors.

Chicken is an experienced natural resources attorney with extensive knowledge of the challenges faced by companies operating in the industry as well as of exploration and production, midstream and downstream oil and gas law. He is also a regular contributor to the firm’s Energy Law Today Blog.

Patella has a national practice in bankruptcy and related litigation matters as well as in other corporate restructurings and business finance matters. He primarily represents asset purchasers, creditors' committees, individual creditors, debtors, banks, funds, utilities, trustees and other parties.

For more information, please visit the Fox Rothschild LLP website.