David A. Skeel Jr

States of Bankruptcy
David A. Skeel Jr
S. Samuel Arsht Professor of Corporate Law, University of Pennsylvania

I am grateful to Barry Adler, Christopher Bruner, Joshua Fairfield, Anna Gelpern, Clay Gillette, Claire Hill, Margaret Howard, Richard Hynes, Tom Jackson, Lyman Johnson, John Langbein, Michael McConnell, Joshua Rauh, Roberta Romano, and to participants at the Yale Law School Corporate Law Center breakfast program in New York City, the State and Municipal Default Workshop at the Hoover Institution, the law and economics seminar at the University of Minnesota Law School, and a faculty workshop at Washington and Lee School of Law for helpful comments and conversation; to Bill Draper for comments and legislative analysis; to Elizabeth Hendee, Albert Lichy, David Payne, and Spencer Pepper for research assistance; to the University of Pennsylvania Law School for generous summer funding; and to the editors of The University of Chicago Law Review for terrific editorial suggestions.