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Lorie R. Beers Elected to ABIs Board of Directors

Contact: John Hartgen
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LORIE R. BEERS ELECTED TO ABI’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

April 10, 2009, Alexandria, Va. —  The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that Lorie R. Beers of KPMG Corporate Finance LLP (New York) has been elected to ABI’s Board of Directors. An ABI member since 2002 and a contributing author to the ABI Journal, Beers helped to develop ABI’s annual Complex Financial Restructuring Program. She received ABI’s Annual Service Award for her work on the program. She will serve a term of three years on the 60-member ABI Board of Directors.

Beers is a managing partner with KPMG Corporate Finance LLC in New York, where she serves as the managing director of the Special Situations Advisory Group and is responsible for providing both in- and out-of-court M&A, corporate finance and restructuring advisory services to underperforming companies, debtors, creditors, creditors’ committees, equity-holders and other constituents. She has more than 19 years of corporate restructuring and insolvency experience and has represented clients in the fields of apparel, building materials, business services, food and beverage, and gaming and real estate, among others. Beers is also a member of the Turnaround Management Association. She received her B.A. from Dickinson College and her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh.

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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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 more than 12,000 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.abiworld.org/conferences.html.