Contact: John Hartgen
PROF. G. RAY WARNER ELECTED
TO ABI’S BOARD OF
2008, Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that Prof. G. Ray Warner of
St. John's University and Of Counsel to Greenberg
Traurig, LLP (Jamaica, N.Y.) has been elected to ABI’s Board of Directors. An ABI member
since 1991, Warner has served as the Robert M. Zinman
ABIResident Scholar, is a frequent
contributor to the ABIJournal and is
the co-faculty advisor for the ABILaw Review, which is edited
by students at St.
John's. Hewill serve a term of three years on the 60-member
ABI Board of
Prof. Warner is the director of
the LL.M. in Bankruptcy program at St.
John's University. Prior to
joining the St. John's faculty in 2003,
he was the William P. Boreland Distinguished Scholar and Professor of
Law at the School of
Law of the University of Missouri - Kansas City. Prof. Warner also serves
as Of Counsel to the law firm of Greenberg Traurig, P.C. He has
consulted in numerous major bankruptcy and consumer law cases, and
represented the bankruptcy trustee before the U.S. Supreme Court in a
9-0 victory in Fidelity Financial Services Inc. v. Fink, 522 U.S.
211, 118 S.Ct. 651, 139 L.Ed.2d 571 (1998). He is also former chair,
dean and founder of the American Board of Certification.
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.
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 11,700
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.