Speakers Series on Corporate Restructuring, with Catherine Woltering

February 27, 2020 | 12:10 pm | Barrister Club


The Speakers Series on Corporate Restructuring welcomes Catherine Woltering, a Partner at Baker|Hostetler, in Columbus.

Catherine Woltering will speak with students about her practice on complex commercial, securities and bankruptcy litigation matters, and in particular her work related to a case involving a major investment scandal from 2008, in which Bernie Madoff admitted to operating an enormous Ponzi scheme.

Catherine is a court-appointed counsel to the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee, Irving H. Picard, for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS). She served as trial counsel on the first of the Trustee’s Madoff cases to go to trial, achieving a complete victory for the Trustee at trial. She is also a key member of the Trustee’s team investigating and litigating the Trustee’s claims against hedge funds, investment banks and other financial institutions and fiduciaries involving complex derivative and financial products.

While working on the Madoff case, Catherine has worked on issues such as the extraterritorial application of the Bankruptcy Code and the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, among other issues.

Catherine’s has been recognized recently as Ohio Super Lawyers “Rising Star” from 2014 to 2016, Columbus Business First: People to Know in Law (2016), and Ohio Diversity Council’s “Most Powerful and Influential Women” Award (2016).

Catherine is a graduate of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.

Lunch provided. Space is limited.

Register now (required.)