Bankruptcy used to be something that companies fought to avoid. To go bankrupt was an admission of failure, a badge of shame. But in recent decades, bankruptcy has become something that companies, and the people profiting off them, have embraced with open arms. Powerful corporate actors are now using bankruptcy to extinguish litigation against them and evade accountability.

In her compelling article in The [F]law, Delana Sobhani explains how “elite” lawyering simply means finding legal ways to insulate wealthy corporate clients from accountability for profitable harms.

Read her excellent article: “A New Dawn For Corporate America: How the Rich and Powerful Use Bankruptcy to Evade Accountability” 

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