Bankruptcy Books You Need


 

Any practicing bankruptcy attorney can benefit from access to bankruptcy books. Resources and texts help you understand the history of the law and any changes you need to be aware of. You can reference bankruptcy texts whenever you have a question in your unique cases.

 

Here are a few bankruptcy books we love, in addition to a long list of more helpful bankruptcy books out there.

 

Bankruptcy Overview: Issues, Law and Policy by Professors Andrew B. Dawson and Juliet M. Moringiello

This book is a bankruptcy handbook that covers everything you need to know about Chapters 7, 11, 12, and 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, as well as various laws and guidelines that might be confronted in common cases. This book is geared toward attorneys, clients, or people who just want to learn more about bankruptcy.

 

Bankruptcy in Practice by Michael L. Bernstein and George W. Kuney

Bankruptcy in Practice is a book that spans pretty much everything you need to know about the Bankruptcy Code and how it’s changed. It’s a comprehensive text that lawyers and other legal professionals can reference to help them break down the laws and apply them in their work.

 

Individual Chapter 11 by Rudy J. Cerone, Sarah Edwards, Scott D. Fleming, Lee Kutner, Grace E. Robson, James P. Shea, and Zach B. Shelomith; Edited by Alan R. Rosenberg and Patricia A. Redmond

This book from the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) covers the ins and outs of Chapter 11 cases. It provides an overview on why some debtors should choose this route instead of Chapter 13, and how to approach certain circumstances with debtors.

 

Consumer Bankruptcy: Fundamentals of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code by David Cox and Elizabeth Gunn

Consumer Bankruptcy is another book from the ABI that provides practitioners with the fundamentals of bankruptcy law, specifically focusing on Chapters 7 and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. It covers the duties of the debtor and information about common procedures and terms for the everyday bankruptcy professional to understand.

 

Bankruptcy Mediation by members of the ABI Mediation Committee

For anyone with questions about bankruptcy mediation, this is the book for you. Whether new to the concept or experienced in these matters, Bankruptcy Mediation offers explanations about changing rules and an overview of the mediation process.

 

 

How to purchase bankruptcy books

NACBA members can access Fastcase for free as a membership benefit. Through this comprehensive platform of legal resources, you can access all of these bankruptcy books and many more. Additionally, members of 35 state bars and 6 counties in Ohio will also have free Fastcase access.

 

 

Even More Books

 

A Business Creditor's Guide to Distressed Vendors, Debt Collection and Bankruptcy

 

A Practical Guide to Bankruptcy Valuation

 

A Practitioner's Guide to Liquidation and Litigation Trusts

 

Acquisitions from Financially Distressed Companies

 

Admitting Expert Valuation Evidence Before the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts

 

Advanced Fraudulent Transfers: A Litigation Guide

 

American Bankruptcy Institute's Quick Evidence Handbook

 

BAPCPA at 10

 

Bankruptcy and Insurance Law Manual

 

Best of ABI 2018: The Year in Consumer Bankruptcy

 

Best of ABI 2019: The Year in Business Bankruptcy

 

Best of ABI 2019: The Year in Consumer Bankruptcy

 

Building Blocks: Essential Tools for the Bankruptcy Practitioner

 

Chapter 15 for Foreign Debtors

 

Credit Bidding in Bankruptcy Sales: A Guide for Lenders, Creditors, and Distressed-Debt Investors

 

Creditors' Committee Manual

 

Developing the Evidence

 

European Union Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings: An Introductory Analysis

 

Final Report of the ABI Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy

 

Fraud and Forensics: Piercing Through the Deception in a Commercial Fraud Case

 

Graduating with Debt: Student Loans under the Bankruptcy Code

 

How Secure Are You? Secured Creditors in Commercial and Consumer Bankruptcies

 

Interrupted! Understanding Bankruptcy's Effects on Manufacturing Supply Chains

 

Navigating Banking in Bankruptcy: A Guidebook

 

Pre-Bankruptcy Planning for the Commercial Reorganization

 

Preference Defense Handbook: The Circuits Compared

 

Problems in the Code

 

Representing the Creditors' Committee: A Guide for Practitioners

 

Retail and Office Bankruptcy: Landlord/Tenant Rights

 

Substantive Consolidation: A National Survey

 

Survival Guide for the New Lawyer: What They Didn't Teach You in Law School

 

Survival Guide to Bankruptcy for In-House Counsel

 

The Chief Restructuring Officers Guide to Bankruptcy: Views from Leading Insolvency Professionals

 

The Depths of Deepening Insolvency: Damage Exposure for Officers Directors and Others

 

Understanding Ordinary: Ordinary Course Defenses to Bankruptcy Preference Actions

 

When Gushers Go Dry: The Essentials of Oil & Gas Bankruptcy

 

Wolters Kluwer has a Bankruptcy Law Library

 

Littler Bankruptcy and Employment Law Issues

 

James Publishing Bankruptcy Courts and Procedures

 

Morgan King’s Discharging Taxes in Consumer Bankruptcy Cases