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Jeremy Retherford and Jonathan Hoffmann Authored Article for American Bankruptcy Institute ABI Journal

Jeremy L. Retherford, partner in the firm’s Birmingham, Ala., office and chair of the Creditors Rights and Bankruptcy Practice Group, and Jonathan P. Hoffmann, associate in the firm’s Birmingham, Ala., office and member of the Creditors Rights and Bankruptcy Practice Group, authored an article for the American Bankruptcy Institute ABI Journal’s May 2016 edition. Mr. Retherford and Mr. Hoffmann discussed the doctrine of judicial estoppel in the context of bankruptcy, focusing on the recent, precedent-setting 11th Circuit opinion in Slater v. U.S. Steel, which expands judicial estoppel to apply in all instances where a debtor fails to disclose pending litigation on a Schedule B.