Contact: John Hartgen
PROF. NANCY RAPOPORT ELECTED TO ABI’S BOARD OF
2008, Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that Prof.Nancy B. Rapoport of the William S. Boyd School of
elected to ABI’s Board
of Directors. An ABI
member since 1994, Prof. Rapoport is a frequent speaker at ABI events and was a member of the advisory
panel for the ABI
Endowment’s landmark professional fee study. Shewill serve a term of three years on the 60-member
ABI Board of
Prof. Rapoport is the Gordon
& Silver, Ltd. Professor at the William S. Boyd School of Law,
University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Prior to joining the
faculty at UNLV, she served as dean and professor of law at the
University of Houston Law Center from July 2000-May 2006 and as
professor of law from June 2006-07. Prof. Rapoport is an expert on the
Enron bankruptcy, the largest in bankruptcy case history, and even
appeared as herself in the 2005 Academy Award-nominated film, Enron:
The Smartest Guys in the Room. She is a frequent writer on ethics
and business reorganization issues and is a Fellow of the American Bar
Foundation and American College of Bankruptcy.
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.