Jeremy Fischer of Drummond Woodsum Elected to ABI's Board of Directors

Jeremy Fischer of Drummond Woodsum Elected to ABI's Board of Directors

Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that Jeremy Fischer of Drummond Woodsum (Portland, Maine) has been elected to ABI’s Board of Directors. An ABI member since 2009, Fischer co-chairs ABI’s Legislation Committee, is a member of the advisory board of ABI’s Northeast Bankruptcy Conference, was a member of ABI’s inaugural “40 Under 40” class in 2017, and is a frequent speaker at ABI conferences and events. He will be serving the remainder of the Board term for former ABI President Alane Becket of Becket & Lee LLP (Malvern, Pa.), which expires in 2024, then will be eligible to serve a term of three years on the 60-member ABI Board of Directors.

Fischer is Drummond Woodsum’s Practice Group Leader for Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Creditors’ Rights. He specializes in litigation and transactions involving distressed commercial matters, where he helps clients from the first sign of trouble through the most complex financial restructurings or chapter 11 cases. Fischer has substantial experience in bankruptcy, bankruptcy litigation and bankruptcy appellate matters across northern New England and around the country. He previously served three terms in the Maine Legislature, where he was House Chairman of the Appropriations Committee. Fischer regularly represents indigent individuals in bankruptcy cases on a pro bono basis, and he has taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Maine School of Law. He received his J.D. summa cum laude from the University of Maine School of Law, and his B.A. summa cum laude from the University of Michigan.

The complete list of directors and officers is available at


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 For additional conference information, visit