Expert Witness for the Western Asbestos Company Litigation

U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Oakland, California
Consultant to official unsecured creditors' committee as Chapter 7 expert witness. The Honorable Judge Leslie Tchaikovsky noted the expert witness testimony of Susan Uecker as follows: "Conflicting evidence was testified that, if this case were converted to Chapter 7, it would likely be concluded in two years. A witness called by the Plan Proponents - Susan Uecker ("Uecker"), who frequently serves as a Chapter 11 Trustee and State Court Receiver locally - testified that it would take at least five years to conclude a Chapter 7 case of this type. The Court found Uecker's testimony more convincing than the (Hartford witness-name deleted)."