How to Minimize Risk to Your Staffing Business Before and After a Client’s Bankruptcy


Program brought to you by:
Fox Rothschild

Who Should Attend

Staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry owners, principals, chief executive officers, and presidents; team managers and leaders; industry professionals


Client bankruptcies present significant challenges for staffing companies and can drastically affect a firm’s bottom line. Join Heather Ries and Diane Geller from Fox Rothschild for this insightful analysis of the issues that staffing companies must address throughout their business relationship with clients before and after a client’s bankruptcy filing.

During this webinar, attendees will learn

  • What they can do to protect their business before a client files bankruptcy
  • What they should do when a client files bankruptcy
  • What happens to a firm’s contract with the client debtor
  • Who is on the hook for staffed employees’ wages
  • Whether an outstanding invoice for staffed employees is entitled to priority payment
  • What they should do if they receive a demand from the debtor client or bankruptcy trustee for return of payments their firm received


Diane Geller

Partner, Fox Rothschild

Diane provides strategic general counsel services to a wide array of private and public companies. She has a particular focus on representing clients in the staffing industry. A former general counsel for a major public company in the staffing and funding industry, Diane is a seasoned practitioner who helps clients stay compliant with the ever-changing federal and state regulations governing the workplace, as well as the daily challenges facing business owners.

Heather L. Ries

Partner, Fox Rothschild

Heather has been a trusted adviser to a range of clients for nearly two decades. A seasoned litigator, she has extensive experience in business and bankruptcy-related issues. She frequently represents and defends clients inside and outside of state and federal court disputes, including advising on fiduciary matters, contract disputes, collections, staffing concerns and Chapter 11 debtors.

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