Chad Rucker to Present at Practising Law Institute Seminar

Pocket MBA 2018: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals Seminar on November 1

By: Chad Rucker

Valuation Research Corporation (VRC), a leading provider of independent valuation services, is pleased to announce Chad Rucker, Managing Director of VRC, will present at the Practising Law Institute (PLI) Pocket MBA 2018: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals Seminar, to be held October 31-November 1 at the University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center.

This program is specifically designed for in-house and law firm attorneys and other professionals who work with financial information. It will enhance understanding of business strategies, accounting fundamentals and vocabulary used by management, investors, auditors and bankers. Practical advice and application of information to actual situations and financial reports will provide participants with opportunities to immediately implement growth and broaden capabilities. The faculty for this program is unusually diverse, including top partners from elite accounting firms and law firms, private equity investors, bankers, consultants and academics.

Rucker will present at a session on November 1 at 10:00 a.m. titled “What is it Worth? Valuations.” The session will cover the following points:

  • Examine the concept of “value”
  • Understand historical financial analysis
  • Explore valuation approaches
  • Learn what to look for in a valuation
  • Apply valuation methodologies in the context of M&A, fairness opinions, disputes, commercial damages, debt capacity, etc.
  • Case Study: Walk through a valuation report

Rucker specializes in solvency and fairness opinions. A holder of a master’s degree in finance from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from Augusta State University in Augusta, Georgia, Rucker also earned his juris doctor from New York University School of Law. Rucker also presented at PLI’s 2017 Pocket MBA Seminar.

About The Practising Law Institute
PLI is a nonprofit learning organization dedicated to keeping attorneys and other professionals at the forefront of knowledge and expertise. PLI’s Pocket MBA 2018: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals Seminar will be held in Chicago at the University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center, October 31-November 1. To register, visit the website here.