James Irving of Dentons Elected to ABI's Board of Directors

James Irving of Dentons Elected to ABI's Board of Directors

Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that James R. Irving of Dentons (Louisville, Ky.) has been elected to ABI’s Board of Directors. An ABI member since 2010, Irving has co-chaired the Advisory Committee of ABI’s Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop, was a member of ABI’s inaugural “40 under 40” class, participates on ABI’s Business Reorganization, Health Care and Unsecured Trade Creditors Committees, and has authored a number of ABI Journal articles. He will serve a term of three years on the 60-member ABI Board of Directors.

Irving is the managing partner of Dentons’ Louisville office and co-chairs the firm’s Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy practice. He focuses his practice on bankruptcy and restructuring matters, purchasing distressed businesses and their assets, and on commercial litigation. Irving has experience representing debtors, creditors, committees, trustees, asset-purchasers and interested third parties in chapter 11 and chapter 7 bankruptcy cases, in addition to representing creditors in foreclosure proceedings and other litigation. He has also practiced commercial litigation with a broad range of experience in state and federal courts and before the American Arbitration Association.

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.abi.org/calendar-of-events.