Lynn Tavenner Elected to ABIs Board of Directors

Lynn Tavenner Elected to ABIs Board of Directors

Contact: John Hartgen
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April 27, 2007, Alexandria, Va. The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that Lynn Tavenner of Tavenner & Beran, PLC (Richmond, Va.) has been elected to ABI’s Board of Directors. An ABI member since 1992, she previously served on ABI's Court Administration Committee and has also served as co-chair of ABI's Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop. Shewill serve a term of three years on the 60-member ABI Board of Directors.

Tavenner is a founding member of Tavenner & Beran PLC where she provides legal representation to all entities in business reorganizations and in all other aspects of bankruptcy and creditors' rights. In addition, she is a panel member of the chapter 7 trustees for the Richmond Division of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Tavenner is a member of the Virginia and Richmond Bar Associations, and previously served as the chair of the bankruptcy section for the Richmond Bar. She received her undergraduate degree magna cum laude from Bridgewater College and her J.D. from Washington & Lee University School of Law.

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 more than 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 For additional conference information, visit