Design a Study

First Step   Select a set of cases for study.   The default settings include all cases.  
   
A. Years   All years select years
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
B. Filing cities / districts All cities select cities
AL MD  Montgomery
AL ND  Anniston
AL ND  Birmingham
AL SD  Mobile
AR ED  Little Rock
AZ  Phoenix
CA CD  Los Angeles
CA CD  Riverside
CA CD  Santa Ana
CA CD  Santa Barbara
CA CD  Woodland Hills
CA ED  Fresno
CA ND  Oakland
CA ND  San Francisco
CA ND  San Jose
CA SD  San Diego
CO  Denver
CT  Bridgeport
DE  Wilmington
FL MD  Jacksonville
FL MD  Orlando
FL MD  Tampa
FL SD  Fort Lauderdale
FL SD  Miami
GA MD  Macon
GA ND  Atlanta
GA ND  Newnan
GA ND  Rome
GA SD  Savannah
HI  Honolulu
ID  Coeur dAlene
ID  Pocatello
IL ND  Chicago
IL ND  Rockford
IN ND  South Bend
IN SD  Indianapolis
IN SD  New Albany, IN
KS  Kansas City, KS
KS  Topeka
KS  Wichita
KY ED  Lexington, KY
LA ED  New Orleans
LA MD  Baton Rouge
LA WD  Shreveport
MA  Boston
MA  Worcester
MD  Baltimore
MD  Greenbelt
ME  Portland, ME
MI ED  Bay City
MI ED  Detroit
MN  Minneapolis
MO ED  St. Louis
MO WD  Kansas City, MO
MS SD  Biloxi
MS SD  Gulfport
MS SD  Jackson
NC ED  Raleigh
NC ED  Wilson
NE  Lincoln
NE  Omaha
NH  Manchester
NJ  Camden
NJ  Camden Court New Jersey,
NJ  Newark
NJ  Trenton
NV  Las Vegas
NV  Reno
NY ED  Brooklyn
NY ND  Utica
NY SD  New York
NY SD  Poughkeepsie
NY SD  White Plains
NY WD  Buffalo
OH ND  Akron
OH ND  Cleveland
OH ND  Youngstown
OH SD  Cincinnati
OH SD  Columbus
OH SD  Dayton
OK WD  Oklahoma City
OR  Portland, OR
PA MD  Harrisburg
PA WD  Pittsburgh
SC  Charleston, SC
SC  Columbia
SC  Spartanburg
TN ED  Chattanooga
TN MD  Nashville
TX ND  Dallas
TX ND  Fort Worth
TX SD  Corpus Christi
TX SD  Galveston
TX SD  Houston
TX WD  Austin
TX WD  Midland
TX WD  Midland-Odessa
TX WD  San Antonio
UT  Salt Lake City
VA ED  Alexandria
VA ED  Richmond
VA WD  Lynchburg
VT  Rutland
WA ED  Spokane
WA WD  Seattle
WI ED  Milwaukee
WI WD  Madison
WV ND  Wheeling
WV SD  Charleston, WV
C. Headquarters cities All cities select cities
AL Anniston
AL Birmingham
AL Mobile
AL Montgomery
AR Little Rock
AZ Phoenix
CA Fresno
CA Los Angeles
CA Oakland
CA Riverside
CA Sacramento
CA San Diego
CA San Francisco
CA San Jose
CA Santa Ana
CA Santa Barbara
CA Woodland Hills
CO Denver
CO Pueblo
CT Bridgeport
CT Hartford
CT New Haven
DC Washington
DE Wilmington
FL Fort Lauderdale
FL Fort Myers
FL Jacksonville
FL Miami
FL Orlando
FL Panama City
FL Tampa
FL West Palm Beach
GA Athens
GA Atlanta
GA Columbus
GA Macon
GA Newnan
GA Savannah
HI Honolulu
IA Cedar Rapids
IA Council Bluffs
IA Davenport
ID Boise
ID Coeur d'Alene
IL Chicago
IL Peoria
IL Rockford
IL Springfield
IN Evansville
IN Fort Wayne
IN Indianapolis
IN New Albany
IN South Bend
KS Kansas City
KS Wichita
KS Wichita (not required)
KY Lexington
KY Louisville
LA Baton Rouge
LA Lake Charles
LA New Orleans
LA Shreveport
MA Boston
MA Springfield
MA Worcester
MD Baltimore
MD Greenbelt
MI Bay City
MI Detroit
MI Flint
MI Lansing
MN Minneapolis
MN St. Paul
MO Kansas City
MO St. Louis
MS Aberdeen
MS Biloxi
MS Gulfport
MS Jackson
MT Butte
NC Charlotte
NC Greensboro
NC Raleigh
NC Wilmington
NC Wilson
NC Winston-Salem
NE Lincoln
NE Omaha
NH Manchester
NJ Camden
NJ Newark
NJ Trenton
NM Albuquerque
NV Las Vegas
NV Reno
NY Albany
NY Brooklyn
NY Buffalo
NY Central Islip
NY Hauppauge
NY New York
NY Poughkeepsie
NY Rochester
NY Syracuse
NY Utica
NY White Plains
OH Akron
OH Cincinnati
OH Cleveland
OH Columbus
OH Dayton
OH Toledo
OH Youngstown
OK Oklahoma City
OK Tulsa
OR Eugene
OR Portland
Outside United States
PA Erie
PA Harrisburg
PA Philadelphia
PA Pittsburgh
PA Reading
PA Williamsport
RI Providence
SC Charleston
SC Columbia
SC Spartanburg
SD Sioux Falls
TN Chattanooga
TN Memphis
TN Nashville
TX Austin
TX Dallas
TX El Paso
TX Fort Worth
TX Galveston
TX Houston
TX Midland
TX Plano
TX San Antonio
TX Sherman
TX Tyler
UT Salt Lake City
VA Alexandria
VA Harrisonburg
VA Lynchburg
VA Norfolk
VA Richmond
VT Rutland
WA Seattle
WA Spokane
WA Tacoma
WI Madison
WI Milwaukee
WV Charleston
WV Wheeling
D. Dispositions All dispositions select dispositions
Chapter 7 at filing
confirmed
confirmed converted
confirmed dismissed
converted
dismissed
no data
pending
E. §363 sales All cases select cases
363 sale  
case pending  
Chapter 7 at filing  
no 363 sale  
no data  
F. Filing parties All parties select parties
creditors  
debtors  
debtors and creditors  
G. Plan types All plan types select plans
free fall  
not applicable  
prenegotiated  
prepackaged  
H. Forum shopping All cases select cases
Filed at headquarters  
Forum Shop  
I. Industries All industries select industries
Agricultural Production Crops
01 Crops
Mining
10 Metal Mining
12 Coal Mining
13 Oil And Gas Extraction
14 Mining and Quarrying of Nonmetallic Mine...
Construction
15 Building Construction General Contractor...
16 Heavy Construction Other Than Building C...
17 Construction Special Trade Contractors
Manufacturing
20 Food and Kindred Products
22 Textile Mill Products
23 Apparel And Other Finished Products Made...
24 Lumber And Wood Products, Except Furnitu...
25 Furniture And Fixtures
26 Paper and Allied Products
27 Printing, Publishing, And Allied Industr...
28 Chemicals and Allied Products
29 Petroleum Refining And Related Industrie...
30 Rubber and Miscellaneous Plastics Produc...
32 Stone, Clay, Glass, And Concrete Product...
33 Primary Metal Industries
34 Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machin...
35 Industrial and Commercial Machinery and ...
36 Electronic And Other Electrical Equipmen...
37 Transportation Equipment
38 Measuring, Analyzing and Controlling Ins...
39 Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries
Transportation, Communications, Electric, Gas
41 Local And Suburban Transit And Interurba...
42 Motor Freight Transportation And Warehou...
44 Water Transportation
45 Transportation By Air
48 Communications
49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
Wholesale Trade
50 Wholesale Trade-durable Goods
51 Wholesale Trade-non-durable Goods
Retail Trade
52 Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Sup...
53 General Merchandise Stores
54 Food Stores
55 Automotive Dealers and Gasoline Service ...
56 Apparel And Accessory Stores
57 Home Furniture, Furnishings, and Equipme...
58 Eating and Drinking Places
59 Miscellaneous Retail
Finance, Insurance, And Real Estate
60 Depository Institutions
61 Non-depository Credit Institutions
62 Security And Commodity Brokers, Dealers,...
63 Insurance Carriers
64 Insurance Agents, Brokers, and Service
65 Real Estate
67 Holding And Other Investment Offices
Services
70 Hotels, Rooming Houses, Camps, and Other...
72 Personal Services
73 Business Services
75 Automotive Repair, Services, and Parking
76 Miscellaneous Repair Services
78 Motion Pictures
79 Amusement And Recreation Services
80 Health Services
83 Social Services
87 Engineering, Accounting, Research, Manag...
J. Incorporation state All jurisdictions select jurisdictions
Not incorporated
AL
Aruba
AZ
Bahamas
Belgium
Bermuda
CA
Canada
Cayman Islands
CO
CT
DE
DE / Argentina
DE / NV
DE / NY
DE / PA
FL
GA
HI
IA
IL
IN
Ireland
KS
LA
MA
Marshall Islands
MD
MI
MN
MO
MS
NC
NH
NJ
NV
NY
OH
OK
OR
PA
SC
SD
TN
TX
UT
VA
WA
WI
WV
K. Cause All causes select causes
Asbestos
Environmental
Fraud
Fraud?
Not tort
Other products
Other tort
Patent
Pension
L. Business survival All outcomes select outcomes
case pending
company did not emerge
Company emerged
no data
not classified
M. Refiling within five years All outcomes select outcomes
emerged 5 years, did not refile
emerged 5 years, part refiled
emerged 5 years, refiled
no data
not classified
not emerged 5 years
N. Asset size All asset sizes select asset sizes
$10 billion and over
$1 billion but less than $10 billion
$500 million but less than $1billion
Less than $500 million
O. Employee size All employee sizes select employee sizes
30,000 and over
10,000 but less than 30,000
1,000 but less than 10,000
200 but less than 1,000
Less than 200
Data Not Available
P. Code Chapter All chapters select chapter  
Chapter 11  
Chapter 7  
Q. Debtor's lead attorney All attorneys select attorneys  
Akin Gump
Alexander Green
Alston Bird
Althheimer Gray
Anderson Russell
Andrews Kurth
Angel Frankel
Arnold Porter
Ashby Geddes
Baker Botts
Baker Daniels
Baker Hostetler
Baker McKenzie
Barnes Thornburg
Bayard Firm
Blackwell Sanders
Blank Rome
Bradley Arant
Brown Rudnick
Bryan Cave
Buchanan Ingersoll
Burns Summit
Byrd Wiser
Cadwalader Wickersham
Cahill Gordon
Campbell Levine
Carlton Fields
Carrington Coleman
Carson Fischer
Chadbourne Parke
Childs Fortenbach
Cifelli Stokes
Cleary Gottlieb
Cohn Kelakos
Cole Schotz
Colvin Petrocchi
Covington Burling
Cox Smith
Creel Atwood
Crowe Dunlevy
Curtis Mallet-Prevost
D'Ancona Pflaum
Dann Pecar
Danning Gill
Davidson Nix
Davis Graham
Davis Polk
Davis Wright
Debevoise Plimpton
Dechert
Dewey Ballantine
Dewey LeBoeuf
Diamond McCarthy
Dinsmore Shohl
DLA Piper
Duane Morris
Dykema Gossett
Faegre Benson
Felderstein Fitzgerald
Floyd Isgur
Foley Lardner
Foster Pepper
Fredrikson Byron
Fried Frank
Fulbright Jaworski
Gardere Wynne
Gendel Raskoff
Gibson Dunn
Godfrey Kahn
Goldberg Stinnett
Goodwin Goodwin
Goodwin Procter
Gordon Silver
Greenberg Traurig
Hale Dorr
Hance Scarborough
Hanify King
Harwell Howard
Haynes Boone
Heller Draper
Hennigan Bennett
Hinshaw Culbertson
Hodgson Russ
Hogan Hartson
Holland Knight
Holleb Coff
Holmes Star
Honigman Miller
Howard Rice
Hughes Hubbard
Hunton Williams
In house counsel
Jenkins Gilchrist
Jenner Block
Johnson Gibbs
Jones Day
Jones Wallker
Kasowitz Benson
Katten Muchin
Kaye Scholer
Kerkman Dunn
Kilpatrick Townsend
King Spalding
Kirkland Ellis
Klee Tuchin
Klehr Harrison
Kramer Levin
Kronish Lieb
Kutak Rock
Lamberth Bonapfel
Landau Gottfried
Lane Powell
Latham Watkins
Lawrence C. Meyerson
LeBoeuf Lamb
LeClair Ryan
Levene Eisenberg
Levene Neale
Levin Weintraub
Lewis Roca
Lindquist Vennum
Lobel Winthrop
Locke Lord
Lowenstein Sandler
Lynch Chappell
Macey Wilensky
Malhotra Malhotra
Matthew A. Rosenstein
Mayer Brown
McCarter English
McDermott Will
McDevitt Miller
McGuireWoods
Michaelson Susi
Milbank Tweed
Miller Nash
Mintz Levin
Morgan Lewis
Morris Nichols
Morrison Foerster
Moses Singer
Mudge Rose
Murphy King
Murphy Sheneman
Myer Hedricks
Myerson Kuhn
Nadler Nadler
Neligan Foley
Nelson Mullins
Nicholls Crampton
no data
O'Connor Cavenagh
O'Melveny Myers
Orrick Herrington
O'Sullivan Graev
Pachulski Stang
Parker Hudson
Patton Boggs
Paul Hastings
Paul Weiss
Pepper Hamilton
Perkins Coie
Phelps Dunbar
Pillsbury Winthrop
Piper Rudnick
Porter Hedges
Powell Goldstein
Poyner Spruill
Procopio Cory
Proskauer Rose
Ravin Greenberg
Ravin Sarasohn
Reavis McGrath
Redmond Nazar
Reed Smith
Reid Hellyer
Reid Riege
Reynolds Ridings
Richards Layton
Robinson Diamant
Robinson Silverman
Rochelle King
Rogers Hardin
Ropes Gray
Rose Law Firm
Ross Hardies
Rutan Tucker
Saloman Green
Santoro Driggs
Saul Ewing
Schiff Hardin
Schulte Roth
Schwartz Cooper
Seder Chandler
Sender Wasserman
Shearman Sterling
Sheinfeld Maley
Sherman Howard
Sidley Austin
Sills Cummis
Simpson Thacher
Skadden Arps
Smith Gambrell
Smith Hulsey
Snell Wilmer
Solochek Weber
Sonnenschein Nath
Squire Sanders
Stevens Lee
Stichter Riedel
Stinson Leonard
Stinson Mag
Stone Pigman
Strasburger Price
Stroock Stroock
Stuffs Perdue
Stutman Treister
Sullivan Cromwell
Sulmeyer Kupetz
Swidler Berlin
Tew Cardenas
Thompson Coburn
Thompson Hine
Thompson Knight
Togut Segal
Tonkon Torp
Troutman Sanders
Venable
Venable Baetjer
Vinson Elkins
Wauson Probus
Weil Gotshal
Westerman Ball
White Case
Whiteford Taylor
Willkie Farr
Wilmer Cutler
WilmerHale
Winstead Sechrest
Winston Strawn
Wolas Soref
Womble Carlyle
Woods Aitken
Young Conaway

Second Step   Select what you want to know about your cases.   Choose all that apply.

Number of cases  
Days in chapter 11  
Assets  
Employees  
Annual sales  
Debtors' attorneys  
Debtors' names  


Third Step   Select the variable to report for your cases.   Choose one.

A. Filing years
A. Disposition years
A. Emerging years
B. Filing city
B. Filing district
C. Headquarters city
D. Disposition
E. §363 Sales
F. Filing parties
G. Plan types
H. Forum shopping
I. Industries
J. Incorporation state
K. Cause
L. Business Survival
M. Refiling within five years
N. Asset size
O. Employee size
P. Code Chapter
Q. Debtor's lead attorney

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National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges

Turnaround Management Association

American Bankruptcy Institute

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