Henry J. Sommer, Esq.
Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project, Philadelphia

It has been said that “Henry Sommer is the most knowledgeable person in the country on the new bankruptcy law.” Mr. Sommer is Supervising Attorney at the pro bono Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project in Philadelphia. He has litigated many major cases involving bankruptcy, consumer law, civil rights and other issues. Previously, he was the head of the Consumer Law Project at Community Legal Services in Philadelphia, where he worked for over 21 years. Mr. Sommer is Editor-in-Chief of Collier on Bankruptcy and the entire Collier line of bankruptcy publications. He has been asked to testify many times before the House and Senate Judiciary Committees, as well as the National Bankruptcy Review Commission, on bankruptcy and consumer law issues.