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DALLAS, Texas (June 10, 2005) – Baron & Budd, P.C. Managing Shareholder Russell Budd will speak at the Mealey’s Asbestos Bankruptcy Conference held today in Chicago. Budd will serve as a panelist for a forum entitled, “Anatomy of a Successful Asbestos Bankruptcy.”
As chair and member of several asbestos creditors bankruptcy committees, Budd has successfully resolved thousands of victims’ claims with some of Wall Street’s biggest companies. He was also a chief negotiator in a national settlement with Halliburton, which allocated $4 billion in assets to asbestos victims.
About Baron & Budd, P.C.:
Since 1977, the law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C. has championed the rights of people and communities harmed by corporate misconduct. With over 80 attorneys and offices in Texas, Illinois, Ohio, Louisiana and New York, Baron & Budd enjoys a national reputation as a leader of the plaintiffs’ bar. The firm represents individuals with mesothelioma and other diseases caused by asbestos; leukemia and lymphoma caused by benzene; and injuries caused by other toxic substances and pharmaceuticals. The firm also represents water authorities seeking clean-up costs for drinking water contamination; securities investors defrauded by corporate wrongdoing; and consumers. For more information about Baron & Budd, visit www.baronandbudd.com.