Mr. Timothy Brock
Duane Morris LLP
Tim is a partner in the New York City office of Duane Morris LLP, an international law firm with impressive footprints in Europe and Asia. For more than three decades, Tim has concentrated his practice in insolvency matters and business rescues across the U.S. and worldwide. His experience includes representing virtually all positions in the capital structures of insolvent enterprises and providing broad support to transactional practices within the firm. Tim presently represents foreign representatives in three unrelated U.S. Chapter 15 cases. Tim's widely varied other clients have included commercial banks, institutional lenders, committees of creditors and equity holders, debtors, high-yield funds and other insolvency investors, indenture trustees, bankruptcy trustees, and a rating agency. From 1996 -- 2002, Tim oversaw the liquidation of certain assets of the then-largest hedge fund ever to enter U.S. insolvency proceedings, the Granite Funds, as an independent member of its Litigation Advisory Board. Tim has long been active in the ABI, INSOL, and the American Bar Association (as a member of the Committee on Business Bankruptcy and the Section of International Law). In 1998, Tim participated in the ABA's International Legal Exchange delegation to Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. Tim has authored articles regarding Chapter 15, most recently 'Canada's "Northern Lights" Could Dispel Shadow of Bear Stearns over Chapter 15 Practice', ABI Journal 34 (2011). He has guest lectured at the SUNY Neil D. Levin Graduate Institute of International Relations and Commerce and at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business. Tim earned both his B.A. and J.D. from the State University of New York and a M.S. from the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University.