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Legal Lens Podcast: Retired bankruptcy judge Shelley Chapman talks mediation, megacases, and more

Debtwire’s Legal Lens is a monthly, interview-based podcast that takes a deep dive into topics of the moment driving bankruptcy and the distressed industry at large.

In this month’s episode of Legal Lens, host Andy Serbe talks to Judge Shelley Chapman, who retired from the Southern New York bankruptcy bench last year after more than a decade overseeing cases. She has since rejoined Willkie Farr & Gallagher, where she continues her work as a sought-after mediator.

Listen to the episode on Spotify here, or Apple Music here. Subscribe on either platform for notifications when new episodes releases.

During her time on the bench, Judge Chapman oversaw a veritable who’s who of famous Chapter 11 megacases including Century 21AeroMexico, and Lehman Brothers – the largest Chapter 11 case ever filed. Atop that, she’s extensively sought after for her mediation expertise with high profile engagements under her belt such as Purdue PharmaSearsand the Title III Puerto Rico/PREPA case.

Related links and prior episodes:
Legal Lens: Ret. SDNY Judge Shelley Chapman talks mediation, megacases, and more (Spotify)
Legal Lens: Joel Cohen on asset tracing, cross-border issues, and ABCs (Spotify)
Legal Lens: Ken Feinberg on mediation and mass tort’s migration to Chapter 11 (Spotify)

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