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Prof. G. Ray Warner Elected to ABIs Board of Directors

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PROF. G. RAY WARNER ELECTED TO ABI’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

April 11, 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 Directors.

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.

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