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Thomas M. Horan Named ABI Vice President-Communications & Information Technology

Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that Thomas M. Horan of Shaw Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC (Wilmington, Del.) has been named to a two-year term as ABI Vice President-Communications & Information Technology. An ABI member since 2002, Horan co-chairs ABI’s Mid Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop, is on the advisory board of ABI’s Views From the Bench conference, co-chaired ABI’s Secured Credit Committee and was a coordinating editor of the ABI Journal. He has also been a guest on ABI’s “Eye on Bankruptcy” video show.

Horan is an attorney with Shaw Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC in Wilmington, Del., where he regularly represents secured creditors, trustees, unsecured creditors and debtor-in-possession lenders. He also represents clients in preference and fraudulent-transfer proceedings. Beyond his extensive chapter 11 experience, Horan frequently provides opinion letters on commercial transactions and represents parties in matters before the State of Delaware’s Court of Chancery and Superior Court. He is AV Peer Review-rated for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability by Martindale-Hubbell and was named a “Delaware Rising Star” by Super Lawyers from 2013-14. Horan received his B.A. in political science from Fordham University in 1989, his M.A. in history from Fordham University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in 1992, and his J.D. cum laude from St. John’s University School of Law in 2004.

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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 nearly 12,000 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 For additional conference information, visit