Nancy B. Rapoport In The News

Profile: Nancy B. Rapoport

January 21, 2021
A trustee charged with recovering money for crime victims of former Las Vegas Attorney Robert Graham has spent more than four years looking for assets and filed about 500 court documents.
January 21, 2021
A trustee charged with recovering money for crime victims from former Las Vegas prosecutor Robert Graham has spent more than four years searching for assets and has filed about 500 court documents.
Crain's New York Business
November 12, 2020
Purdue Pharma has developed a habit that’s hard to quit: paying out bankruptcy bonuses to top executives.
August 18, 2020
COVID-19 has impacted virtually every sector of the U.S. economy. Struggles in one sector caused ripple effects on others when stay-at-home orders halted or curtailed normal business operations. Unemployment has reached historic levels, and in April, consumer confidence dropped to its lowest point since 2014 and has yet to rebound to pre-COVID-19 levels. Hertz, Neiman Marcus and JCPenny are just some of the corporations that have already filed for bankruptcy.
Crain's New York
August 11, 2020
For the past three years, Jamaine Thomas has commuted by train and bus one hour each way from his apartment in the Bronx to his job at the Fairway Market in Harlem. Even through New York's darkest days of the Covid-19 pandemic, Thomas sliced provolone and Boar's Head meats behind the deli counter and made pizzas, salads and sandwiches for the café—all for $16 per hour. That's about $33,000 per year, plus benefits.
Harvard Law School
July 28, 2020
As someone who studies professional fees in large chapter 11 cases, I’ve thought a lot about how quickly those professional fees can escalate. Successful chapter 11 bankruptcies are expensive, though, in almost all cases, the end result—a successful reorganization—is a good result. But can the fees be controlled effectively?
Non-Compliant Podcast
July 14, 2020
In Episode 13 of Non-Compliant, we had the first part of our conversation with Processor Nancy Rapoport. During the episode, we discussed how COVID-19 will permanently redefine how lawyers work and their need for a physical workspace, fee arrangements, and how cases are billed. In part two of our conversation with Professor Rapoport, we focus on the impact of COVID-19 on law firm staffing, the hiring and recruitment process, and diversity initiatives.
Non-Compliant Podcast
July 2, 2020
COVID-19 will permanently redefine the legal field. From how lawyers work and their need for a physical workspace, to fee arrangements, and the types of cases filed. Over the last few months, we’ve seen significant changes in BigLaw—firms have reduced their workforce, implemented hiring freezes, and shortened/ canceled their summer programs. Professor Nancy Rapoport joins us this week to discuss the evolving legal landscape and navigating a path forward. Join us next week for part two of our discussion with the Professor.