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J. Ronald Trost, Esq.

Attorney (Retired)

30 Sutton Place #9B
New York, NY 10022-2383

Tel: 917-842-4508

Class: IX (1998)Circuit: Second


Rice University, B.A. (1954)
University of Texas, J.D. (1957)
Order of the Coif, Chancellors and Associate Editor of the Texas Law Review (1956-57)

Professional Career

Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Southern California Law Center and the University of California Los Angeles School of Law
Sidley Austin LLP


American Bar Association
American Law Institute
National Bankruptcy Conference, Chair (1996-04)


"The Doctrine of Necessity," 1997 Co-author NYU Workshop on Bankruptcy and Reorganization (with Marshall S. Huebner)
"The Reorganization of a Public Utility Under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code," 1994 New Orleans, Louisiana, American Bar Association
"Involuntary Bankruptcy: Pleading and Discovery Problems," 22 Bus. Law 1207 1967 Author
"Survey of the New Value Exception to the Absolute Priority Rule and the Preliminary Problem of Classification," SB37 ALI-ABA 595, 606 1997
"Corporate Reorganizations Under Chapter VII of the 'Bankruptcy Act of 1973': Another View," 48 Am. Bankr. L.J. 111 1974
"Congress and Bankruptcy Reform Circa 1977," 33 Bus. Law. 489, 536 1978 Co-author (with Lawrence P. King)
"Business Reorganization Under Chapter 11 of the New Bankruptcy Code," 34 Bus. Law. 1309, 1309-12 1979 Author
"Fundamentals of Bankruptcy Law," Philadelphia, Pennsylvania American Law Institute-American Bar Association, 4th ed. 1996 Co-author (with Treister, Forman, Klee & Levin)
"Corporate Bankruptcy Reorganizations: For the Benefit of Creditors or Stockholders?" 21 UCLA Law Review 540 1973 Author


American College of Bankruptcy, 2006 Distinguished Service Award
ALI-ABA, the Harrison Tweed Award for Special Merit in Continuing Legal Education