H. Slayton Dabney Jr. Elected to ABIs Board of Directors

H. Slayton Dabney Jr. Elected to ABIs Board of Directors

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April 11, 2008, Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that H. Slayton Dabney, Jr. of King & Spalding LLP (New York)has been elected to ABI’s Board of Directors. An ABI member since 1986, Dabney has served as a co-chair of ABI’s Public Companies and Claims Trading Committees and as an associate and contributing editor to the ABIJournal. He is a co-author of the forthcoming ABI book Retention and Payment looking at professional compensation practices in chapter 11 cases. Hewill serve a term of three years on the 60-member ABI Board of Directors.

Dabney’s practice is devoted to commercial bankruptcy, insolvency related litigation and corporate restructuring. He has served as debtor and committee counsel in many large chapter 11 cases and frequently represents clients in the acquisition of assets from companies that are in financial distress. He has represented commercial lenders throughout his career in a variety of circumstances and has practiced and tried cases in courts in a number of states. Dabney is a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy and has been named as a “New York Super Lawyer” since 2005.

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.


ABI is the largest multi-disciplinary, nonpartisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes more than 11,700 attorneys, accountants, bankers, judges, professors, lenders, turnaround specialists and other bankruptcy professionals providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information. For additional information on ABI, visit www.abiworld.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abiworld.org/conferences.html.