Energy Law

Macro Trends and Distressed Debt in Energy

Recorded Webinar

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TX MCLE Credit will be available

Duration: 60 minutes

MCLE Credit is available for this webinar.

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In this webinar, our accomplished presenters analyze and explain recent trends in the oil and gas industry and how they are impacting energy related debt. They discuss the options available to attorneys and their clients when the debt is distressed, including bankruptcy and alternatives. The presenters also examine oil and gas lease considerations, reserve-based loan considerations, decommissioning liabilities, plugging & abandonment liability, and financial assurance. 

Duration: 60 minutes

You will receive an email with a link to the recorded webinar within one business day after your registration is confirmed.  Please contact Ryan Frome if you have any questions.

MCLE Credit is available for this webinar.


Michael Bui
FTI Consulting
Houston, Texas

Michael Bui is a Managing Director in the Turnaround & Restructuring practice of FTI Consulting. He has more than 12 years of corporate recovery, corporate finance and financial advisory experience, including in the engineering and construction, oilfield services, exploration and production, power and other industrial sectors.

Marcella Burke
King & Spalding LLP
Houston, Texas & Washington, D.C.

Marcella Burke leads King & Spalding’s energy transition initiative and offshore decommissioning practice. She previously served at the U.S. Department of the Interior as the Deputy Solicitor for Energy and Natural Resources, and Senior Counselor to the Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management. In these roles, Marcella was lead counsel for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), and the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation (OSMRE).

David Lerman
FTI Consulting
Houston, Texas

David Lerman is a Managing Director in the Disputes Advisory Services practice within the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment of FTI Consulting. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer and Certified Valuation Analyst with more than 30 years of experience working within and consulting to the energy and chemical industries. David provides testifying and consulting expert services.

Aaron Terry
FTI Consulting
Houston, Texas

Aaron Terry is a Managing Director in FTI Consulting’s Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment. Mr. Terry has 19 years of experience in investing, consulting and advisory services, of which 12 years have been dedicated to the energy industry. Mr. Terry has represented public and private energy companies and lenders within the exploration and production and energy services industry segments.

Matthew Warren
King & Spalding LLP
Chicago, Illinois

Matthew Warren is a finance partner in King & Spalding’s Chicago office, advising clients on restructuring matters, with a particular emphasis on distressed debt and insolvency issues. Mr. Warren represents lenders and bondholders, as well as companies, in connection with restructuring and insolvency related matters.


  • $0 - IEL Member
  • $0 - IEL Supporting or Sustaining Member Employee
  • $50 - Non-Member

MCLE Information

Texas Course Number 174087380. This course has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 1 credit hour, of which no credit hours will apply to ethics/professional responsibility credit.

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