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Richard M. Meth Elected to ABIs Board of Directors

Contact: John Hartgen
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RICHARD M. METH ELECTED TO ABI’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

April 10, 2009, Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that Richard M. Meth of Day Pitney LLP (Morristown, N.J.) has been elected to ABI’s Board of Directors. An ABI member since 1985 and former ABI Vice President- Publications, Meth recently served as co-chair of ABI’s Ethics Committee, was on the steering committee for ABI’s Bankruptcy Reform Study Project and has previously testified before the National Bankruptcy Review Commission on ABI’s behalf. Hewill serve a term of three years on the 60-member ABI Board of Directors.

Meth is a partner with Day Pitney LLP in Morristown, N.J., where he is a member of the firm’s financial services department, working in its bankruptcy and creditors’ rights practice group. He is currently chair of the ABA’s Bankruptcy Appeals Subcommittee of the Business Bankruptcy Committee of the Business Law Section and sits on the Advisory Board of ABI’s Views from the Bench program. He previously served as chair of the Subcommittee on Labor & Employment Law. Meth has been named as a “New Jersey Super Lawyer” from 2005-09 as a leading bankruptcy and creditors’ rights attorney, and has also been named to Who’s Who Legal USA and Insolvency & Restructuring 2006. He received his B.A. magna cum laude from Tufts University and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.

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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