In The Press October 01, 2002

Res Judicata Strikes Twice (American Bankruptcy Institute Journal)

The Sixth Circuit's recent decision in Browning v. Levy, 283 F.3d 761 (6th Cir. 2002) throws a one-two combination to creditors who, if not looking, will feel its sting. The doctrine of res judicata is intended to promote finality and preclude the proverbial "second bite of the apple." Michael Goldstein explores how in Browning v. Levy, the Sixth Circuit has extended the doctrine to potentially preclude even the first bite of the apple in his article. Goldstein joined Goodwin in 2014 and serves as co-chair of the firm’s Financial Restructuring practice. Read the article in the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal here.