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Corinne Ball Elected to ABIs Board of Directors

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CORINNE BALL ELECTED TO ABI’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

May 24, 2010, Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that Corinne Ball of Jones Day (New York) has been elected to ABI’s Board of Directors. An ABI member since 1997 and a contributing author to the ABI Law Review, Ball is on the Advisory Board for ABI’s New York City Bankruptcy Conference. She is a frequent speaker at ABI events and is also a director for the American College of Bankruptcy. She will serve a term of three years on the 60-member ABI Board of Directors.

Ball has 30 years of experience in business finance and restructuring, with a focus on complex corporate reorganizations and distressed acquisitions, both court-supervised and extra judicial, including matters involving multijurisdictional and cross-border enterprises. She is co-head of the Jones Day New York Office's Business Restructuring & Reorganization Practice and leader of the firm's global restructuring practice. Corinne led a team of attorneys representing Chrysler LLC in connection with its successful chapter 11 reorganization, which won the Investment Dealers' Digest “Deal of the Year” Award for 2009. Corinne won the Turnaround Management Association's 'International Turnaround Company of the Year' Award, and was named 'Dealmaker of the Year' by the American Lawyer and one of 'The Decade's Most Influential Lawyers' by the National Law Journal. She received her B.A. from Williams College and her J.D. from the George Washington University.

The complete list of directors and officers is available at http://www.abiworld.org/Content/NavigationMenu/About_ABI/Board_of_Directors/Board_of_Directors.htm.

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