William C. Rhodes


As co-chair of the event, Mr. Rhodes will deliver the Opening Remarks.

The Bond Buyer’s Symposium on Distressed Municipalities will feature lawyers from Ballard Spahr’s Public Finance Department and its Municipal Recovery Initiative along with a wide range of panelists from across the country. They will analyze what many states, counties, cities, and towns are experiencing and offer realistic solutions for preventing and resolving municipal fiscal distress.


  • Identifying and Diagnosing Distress
  • The View from the Bond Market
  • State Oversight Structures and Interventions
  • Life under Receivership
  • Roundtable: Recovery Stories
  • The Politics of Restructuring
  • The Evolving Chapter 9 Landscape
  • Pension Reforms and Workforce Flexibility
  • Economic Recovery Outlook

For more information, including a complete conference agenda, please click here.

Related Practices

Public Finance
Municipal Recovery