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Sheryl Toby Elected to ABIs Board of Directors

Contact: John Hartgen
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SHERYL TOBY ELECTED TO ABI’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

April 11, 2008, Alexandria, Va. The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that Sheryl L. Toby of Dykema Gossett PLLC (Detroit)has been elected to ABI’s Board of Directors. An ABI member since 1986, Toby is a program chair of ABI’s Central States Bankruptcy Workshop and has served as a co-chair on ABI’s Commercial Fraud Task Force Committee. Shewill serve a term of three years on the 60-member ABI Board of Directors.

Toby is the co-leader of Dykema’s Bankruptcy Practice Group, providing creative solutions to creditors, debtors and lenders in addressing troubled-company situations. Her practice has included representing a wide range of clients including manufacturing, retail, health care, real estate, financial institutions and creditors’ committees. Toby is the vice chair for the Use and Disposition of Property Subcommittee of the Business Bankruptcy Committee of the American Bar Association and is a member of the Michigan Network of the International Women’s Insolvency/Restructuring Confederation. She was named in the Best Lawyers in America 2007 by Woodward and White and as a “Michigan Super Lawyer” in Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights by Law & Politics.

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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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.