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Ronald J. Silverman Named ABI Vice President-International

Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that Ronald J. Silverman of Bingham McCutchen LLP (New York) has been named as ABI’s Vice President-International. A member of ABI’s Board of Directors since 2011 and an ABI member since 1992, Silverman is a frequent speaker at ABI events. He succeeds Ian Williams of SGH Martineau LLP (London). Silverman is a partner at Bingham McCutchen LLP in New York, where he represents financial institutions and commercial enterprises in complex financial and commercial transactions, creditors’ rights matters and litigation throughout the United States and abroad. Silverman has extensive experience in a wide range of transactions and creditors’ rights matters, including international restructurings, debtor-in-possession financing, aviation and project finance restructurings, distressed mergers and acquisitions, out-of-court workouts, reorganization and liquidation proceedings, and related litigation. He has been an adjunct professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law and is a frequent speaker and author for various journals. Silverman is also a member of INSOL International and the American, Connecticut, Hartford County, New York and International Bar Associations. Silverman has been listed as one of the Best Lawyers in America since 2006, and he was recognized in 2010 by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in bankruptcy/restructuring and by Turnarounds & Workouts as a “2006 Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer.” Silverman has also been included in the Expert Guides to the World’s Leading Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyers since 2007. He received his J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law and his B.A. with honors from Trinity College. 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 13,000 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