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Jeff Marwil Elected to ABIs Board of Directors

Contact: John Hartgen
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JEFF MARWIL ELECTED TO ABI’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

April 11, 2008, Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that Jeff J. Marwil of Winston & Strawn LLP (Chicago) has been elected to ABI’s Board of Directors. An ABI member since 1993, Marwil has served as a co-chair of ABI's Finance and Banking Committee and is a frequent speaker at ABI’s conferences and events. Hewill serve a term of three years on the 60-member ABI Board of Directors.

Marwil is a partner and co-chair in Winston & Strawn’s Restructuring and Insolvency Group and is currently focused on hedge funds in distress, including hedge fund restructurings, wind-downs and liquidations.  He represents hedge funds, managers/advisors, and sophisticated fund-of-fund and pension plan investors in hedge fund restructurings, wind-downs and complex litigation matters. In addition to counseling clients through workouts, restructurings and reorganizations, Marwil has represented companies, private-equity funds, hedge funds and other investment groups in the purchase and sale of distressed companies, debt and assets. He was named an “Illinois Super Lawyer” for bankruptcy in 2005 and 2006, was listed in 'New Stars, New Worlds' in Lawdragon Magazine in 2006, and honored for his insolvency and restructuring practice in the 2006 edition of Who’s Who Legal Illinois.

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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