Hon. Kevin J. Carey (ret.) Named ABI President

Hon. Kevin J. Carey (ret.) Named ABI President

Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that Hon. Kevin J. Carey (ret.) of Hogan Lovells US LLP (Philadelphia) has been selected by the ABI Board of Directors to be President for a one-year term. An ABI member since 1997 and previously ABI’s Vice President – Membership, Judge Carey has served as the judicial co-chair for ABI’s Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop and is a frequent speaker at ABI events.

Hon. Kevin Carey (ret.) is a partner in the Philadelphia office of Hogan Lovells, where he represents both companies and creditors as they navigate challenging domestic and cross-border bankruptcy proceedings. Judge Carey joined the firm in 2019 following his time on the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, where he earned a reputation as one of the nation’s top bankruptcy judges. Judge Carey previously served as a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania from 2001-05, after which he was appointed to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. During that time, he authored more than 200 reported decisions, issued important rulings on key issues such as valuation, fiduciary duties and other complex chapter 11 confirmation issues, and presided over such high-profile cases as Exide Technologies, Tribune Co. and New Century Financial.

The complete list of directors and officers is available at https://www.abi.org/about-us/board-of-directors.    


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 nearly 10,000 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.