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Jennifer M. Taylor of O’Melveny & Myers LLP Selected as One of ABI’s 2019 “40 Under 40”

Alexandria, Va. ABI announces that Jennifer M. Taylor of O'Melveny & Myers LLP (San Francisco) has been selected as one of ABI’s “40 Under 40,” ABI’s annual program that recognizes 40 of the top insolvency industry professionals under the age of 40. Honorees will be recognized at a special ceremony during ABI’s 2019 Winter Leadership Conference, taking place Dec. 5-7 at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

Taylor is a partner in O’Melveny’s corporate finance and restructuring practice groups, as well as its Fintech and Emerging Technologies industry groups. She has experience negotiating debt-financing transactions of all varieties, including financings for leveraged buyouts, secured and unsecured working capital facilities, venture-debt facilities and other structured financings, including mezzanine loans, high yield, and DIP financing for debtors in bankruptcy.

In the restructuring realm, Taylor represents clients in connection with workout transactions and chapter 11 reorganizations. She also regularly represents investors in connection with distressed acquisitions of businesses and debt. Taylor has been recognized by Legal 500 (2017) and as a “Rising Star” by both Law360 (2016) and the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (2014).

“This 2019 class of honorees is incredibly accomplished and diverse, and well representative of the multidisciplinary nature of our community,” said ABI Executive Director Samuel J. Gerdano. “We look forward to engaging these young leaders in the full range of ABI's activities, in service to the profession.”

The “40 Under 40” winners are distinguished by professional achievements and service and were selected by a group of experienced professionals from ABI’s current leadership. Nominations were submitted via the initiative’s website, through which professionals nominated themselves or a colleague. Membership in ABI was not required, and more than 350 candidates were evaluated. Those selected were chosen from both large and small firms from every region of the country, and represent diverse practice areas such as law, finance, accounting, consulting, academia, government and more.

Click here to view the full list of the 2019 “40 Under 40” honorees.

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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 11,000 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.abi.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abi.org/calendar-of-events.