Bloomberg Law
Nov. 27, 2020, 11:01 AM

They’ve Got Next: Bankruptcy Fresh Face Justin Alberto

Leslie A. Pappas
Leslie A. Pappas
Staff Correspondent

Justin Alberto calls the opioid crisis “one of the worst, if not the worst, man-made epidemics of our lifetime.”

A bankruptcy attorney who represented creditors’ committees in the Purdue Pharma LP and Insys Therapeutics Inc. bankruptcies and now represents opioid claimants in the case of Mallinckrodt Plc, Alberto said he always thinks of his six children when he hears the “heart-wrenching” stories of addiction.

“It’s almost impossible to be in a circle of friends and not have someone affected by it,” Alberto says. In other types of cases, it might be easy to forget the human aspects of what bankruptcy ...

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