Jeffery N. Pomerantz Named ABI President-Elect

Jeffery N. Pomerantz Named ABI President-Elect

Alexandria, Va.  The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that Jeffrey N. Pomerantz of Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP (Los Angeles) has been selected by the ABI Board of Directors to be President-Elect. He will become president for a one-year term, starting at ABI’s 2016 Annual Spring Meeting. An ABI member since 2000, Pomerantz served as ABI’s Vice President-Education and a member of ABI’s Executive Committee, and has served as a co-chair of ABI’s Southwest Bankruptcy Conference and Bankruptcy Battleground West conference.


Pomerantz is a partner at Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP, where his practice includes representing companies and creditors’ committees in complex in‑ and out‑of‑court financial restructurings and is generally focused on middle‑market companies with annual revenues ranging from $25 million‑$300 million. He is the author of “The Bare Necessities of Critical Vendor Motions—It’s a Jungle Out There,” 13 Journal of Bankruptcy Law & Practice (2004), and has lectured or been a panelist for ABI, the Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum, Financial Lawyers Conference and Credit Managers Association. Pomerantz received his undergraduate degree Phi Beta Kappa and his J.D. from New York University, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif.


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