Randal C. Picker : Additional Activities
U.S. House, Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law, Hearing on H.R. 833, the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1999, March 18, 1999 (on behalf of the National Bankruptcy Conference).
U.S. Senate, Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts, Hearing on S.1914, the Business Bankruptcy Reform Act, May 19, 1998 (on behalf of the National Bankruptcy Conference).
U.S. Senate, Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts, Hearing on S.1301, the Consumer Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1997, March 11, 1998 (on behalf of the National Bankruptcy Conference).
OP-EDS/SELECTED RADIO AND TV APPEARANCES
The Corporate Yardstick, Odyssey, WBEZ radio, May 9, 2002 (on Enron and accounting issues).
Antitrust in the Global Economy, Odyssey, WBEZ radio, October 4, 2001. (LINK title to ).
"A New Experience for Microsoft," The Financial Times (London) (July 24, 2001).
The Trial of Microsoft, Odyssey, WBEZ radio, July 2, 2001. (Link title to ).
Fat Pipes and Faulty Regulation, The Financial Times (London), December 19, 2000 (AOL/Time-Warner merger opinion piece).
The Microsoft Break-Up, Odyssey, WBEZ radio, June 22, 2000.
The Microsoft Split, Chicago Tonight, WTTW TV, June 8, 2000.
"Modified Napster, Beam-It Could Be Happy Compromise," CNN Online (May 17, 2000).
"A Firm That Failed Well," The Wall Street Journal (October 12, 1998) (with Daniel R. Fischel).
Credit Card and Bankruptcy Issues, The Talk of the Nation, National Public Radio, June 11, 1998.
"In Microsoft Case, Justice is on Dangerous Path to Stifling Innovation," www.thestreet.com (January 18, 1998).
Commentary on Internet and intellectual property issues for Sidley, Austin, Brown & Wood Cyberlaw (available at www.sidley.com/cyberlaw/).
In-house education programs for law firms, including Kirkland & Ellis; Sidley, Austin, Brown & Wood; McAndrews, Held & Malloy.
Moderator, Current Bankruptcy Issues, Financial Lawyers Conference of Los Angeles (April, 1998).
Organizer, Special Program for sixty Federal Bankruptcy Judges at the request of the Federal Judicial Center (September, 1997).
Referee for papers in The Journal of Legal Studies, The Journal of Law and Economics and the Journal of Law, Economics and Organization.
COMMITTEES AND UNIVERSITY SERVICE
Member, The Council of the University Senate (2002-present)
Member, The Board of the University of Chicago Laboratory School (2001-present)
Chair, The Board of Computing Activities and Services (1999-2001); member, (1998-2001)
Chair, The Board of the Library, The University of Chicago (1994-1996)
Member, The Board of the Library, The University of Chicago (1993-1996)
Member, Administrative Cost Reduction Steering Committee (1994)
Member, Dean Search Committee at the Law School (1993-94)
Journal of Business Law Education
Contracts and Commercial Law Advisory Board, Social Science Research Network
Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Creditors' Rights, Social Science Research Network