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									Michael J. Roeschenthaler
EQT plaza
625 Liberty Avenue, 23rd Floor
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-3142
T: 412.667.7905
F: 412.402.4193

Mr. Roeschenthaler focuses his practice on insolvency law and financial restructuring, including
bankruptcy, corporate turnarounds and distressed asset transactions. He has a wide range of
experience in the representation of corporate debtors, court-appointed committees, asset
acquirers, creditors and other stakeholders in bankruptcy courts throughout the United States.

The breadth of his experience reaches across a variety of industry sectors including
manufacturing and distribution, retail, mining, commercial real estate, automotive, food and
beverage, metals and construction. He also has a significant amount of experience in
commercial litigation, real estate development, commercial transactions and employment law.

Practice Areas
   • Restructuring & Insolvency
   • Real Estate Finance

   • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, J.D., 2001
          • Associate Editor, University of Pittsburgh Journal of Technology Law & Policy
   • Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, B.A. German, 1994
          • Delta Phi Alpha, Deutsche Ehrenverbindung, National German Honor Society

    •    Named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor
         Rights, Law & Politics, 2008, 2009, 2010
   • "Preparing a Privacy Blueprint," Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers -
       Transactions, Vol. XIII, Issues VI & VII, June-July 2000
   • "When the 363 Sale Is the Best Route" (co-authored with Robert G. Sable and Daniel F.
       Blanks), Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, Vol. 15, No. 2 (2006)

Speaking Engagements
   • "Bankruptcy Sales," Turnaround Management Association Panel Discussion, Pittsburgh,
       Pennsylvania, May 2010
   • "Bankruptcy's Greatest Hits (10 Top Commercial Cases)," 22nd Annual Bankruptcy
       Symposium of the Allegheny County Bar Association, December 2009
   • "Interactions Among Restructuring Professionals," Turnaround Management Association
       Panel Discussion, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 2009
   • "Litigating in the Bankruptcy Court," 47th Annual Bench-Bar Conference of the Allegheny
       County Bar Association, Seven Springs, Pennsylvania, June 2009
   • "Representing Commercial Landlords in Bankruptcy," Bankruptcy Law Mountaineer
       Series 2008, December 2008
   • "The 2007 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure: An Overview for
       the Bankruptcy Practitioner," Bankruptcy Law Mountaineer Series 2008, December 2008
   • “The Collision of the Automotive and Plastics Industries with the Bankruptcy Courts,”
       Allegheny County Bar Association, November 2008
   • “Automotive Bankruptcy Workshop,” American Metal Market’s 3rd Annual Automotive
       Metals Conference held in Detroit, Michigan, October 2008
   • Guest Lecturer, "Advanced Bankruptcy," Law School Course, University of Pittsburgh
       School of Law, September 2008
   • “A Roadmap for Representing Commercial Landlords in Bankruptcy,” Allegheny County
       Bar Association, November 2007
   • “Drafting Commercial Real Estate Leases: The Ins and Outs of Protecting Your
       Interests,” the National Business Institute, October 2007
   • “A Primer on Bankruptcy Law,” Allegheny County Bar Association Young Lawyers
       Division, September 2007
   • "An Update on Preferences and Fraudulent Conveyances," Pennsylvania Bar Institute,
       August 2003

Professional Affiliations
   • Pennsylvania Bar Association
   • Allegheny County Bar Association
          • Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section Council
   • Turnaround Management Association

Civic Affiliations
    • Member, Board of Directors, Western Pennsylvania Chapter for the American Liver

   • Pennsylvania 2001
   • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania 2002
   • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit 2004
Place of Birth
    • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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