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Employment History

Cronin & Vris , LLP

Managing Partner of the Los Angeles Office

National Bankruptcy Conference

Chairman

National Bankruptcy Conference

Senior Partner

Sidley Austin LLP

Chair of National Practice Bankruptcy

Sidley Austin LLP

Head of the Bankruptcy Practice

Sidley Austin LLP

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Planning Chairman

Williamsburg Conference

Chairman

Corporate Reorganization and Bankruptcy Group

Affiliations

Member
American Law Institute

Education

law degree

University of Texas

Web References (33 Total References)


Vinson & Elkins LLP - Lawyers - J. Ronald Trost

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J. Ronald Trost
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Ron was a partner at one of the world's largest law firms for 25 years, where he served as chairman of the Corporate Reorganization and Bankruptcy Group and is now Of Counsel in V&E's New York office. He is considered one of the fathers of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, having been one of its chief architects and proponents in 1978. Ron served as chairman of the National Bankruptcy Conference from 1996 - 2004. He served as a consultant to the 1973 Commission on Bankruptcy Laws of the United States, and then to Congress, playing a central role in the formulation of Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code.
A member of the American Law Institute, he chaired the Chapter 11 programs for The American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education for several years, receiving its Harrison Tweed Award for Special Merit in Continuing Legal Education. Ron also served as planning chairman for the Williamsburg Conference on Bankruptcy, a review of the first ten years of the 1978 Bankruptcy Code and an agenda for reform.
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J. Ronald Trost


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J. Ronald Trost and Larry Cherkis, also of Cronin & Vris, are joining V&E as Counsel in New York.

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Mr. Trost is a past chair of the National Bankruptcy Conference and one of the primary architects of the current U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
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“We are delighted that Denis, Jane, Dov, Ron and Larry have decided to join us in New York,†says Vinson & Elkins Managing Partner Joe Dilg. “They share our vision for growth and expansion for V&E in New York.
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Dan Stewart, head of V&E’s national Restructuring and Restructuring practice, says the 30 lawyers in the firm’s IR group make it one of the largest and most experienced in the nation. “As we continue to build our New York office, we are thrilled to add the outstanding lawyers at C&V,†says Mr. Stewart, who offices in Dallas and New York. “Denis, Jane and Ron are renowned as three of the best restructuring attorneys in the country, and all of the C&V lawyers possess client and managerial skills and experience that will assist greatly in V&E’s effort to build our flagship New York office.
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Most recently, Mr. Kleiner, Ms. Vris and Mr. Trost represented Entergy Corp. in connection with the Chapter 11 case of its subsidiary, Entergy New Orleans, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
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J. Ronald Trost, 74, who received his law degree at the University of Texas, is considered one of the fathers of the modern U.S. Bankruptcy Code, having been one of its chief architects and proponents in 1978. He has served as chairman of the National Bankruptcy Conference from 1996 until 2004. He was a partner at Sidley Austin, where he served as managing partner of the firm's Los Angeles office and chair of its Corporate Reorganization and Bankruptcy Group.


National Bankruptcy Conference: J. Ronald Trost

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J. RONALD TROSTNational Bankruptcy Conference: J. Ronald Trost

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J. RONALD TROST, Esq.
J. Ronald Trost was Chair of the National Bankruptcy Conference from 1996 through 2004.From 1980 through 2002 he was a member of Sidley & Austin, Managing Partner of its Los Angeles office, chair of its national practice Bankruptcy and Reorganization Group and served on its Management Committee for 20 years.He taught at the University of Southern California Law Center for over ten years and at the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law for four years.As a consultant to the Commission on Bankruptcy Laws of the United States, and to the United States Congress, Mr. Trost played a central role in the formulation of Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.For several years Mr. Trost chaired the Chapter 11 programs for ALI-ABA (The American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education).He was the Planning Chairman for the Williamsburg Conference on Bankruptcy, a review of the first ten years of the 1978 Bankruptcy Code and an agenda for reform.Mr. Trost is a member of the American Law Institute and has received from ALI-ABA the Harrison Tweed Award for Special Merit in Continuing Legal Education.He is the co-author of one of ALI-ABA's most popular books, "Fundamentals of Bankruptcy Law", now in its 5th Edition, and numerous articles and papers on bankruptcy law.
Mr. Trost is currently of counsel to Cronin & Vris, LLP, of New York City.


bankruptcy bil article

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"There was not significant consideration of the business provisions in any of the hearings," said J. Ronald Trost, chairman of the National Bankruptcy Conference and until recently the head of the bankruptcy practice at Sidley & Austin."Most of these changes were swept in without any real analysis."


* J. Ronald Trost, Esq., at ...

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* J. Ronald Trost, Esq., at Cronin & Vris, LLP, in New York

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Cronin & Vris LLP 380 Madison Avenue New York, New York 10017 Attn: J. Ronald Trost, Esq.

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