was named as a judge with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Alabama. Mr. Callaway, who currently works in bankruptcy and litigation at law firm Hand Arendall
, will take up his new position in May. He practices in areas including creditors’ rights, consumer finance and shareholder disputes and is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute. Mr. Callaway is replacing Judge Margaret A. Mahoney, who is retiring from the bench.
David L. Barrack
and Jeremy R. Johnson
have joined the restructuring group at Polsinelli
). Mr. Barrack has experience with bankruptcy, insolvency, corporate restructurings and workouts. He has represented debtors, creditors, bondholders and other parties in industries including health care, energy and real estate. Mr. Johnson has worked with debtors in chapter 11 and chapter 15 and has concentrated on distressed health care. Both Mr. Barrack and Mr. Johnson are shareholders at Polsinelli.