The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that Ericka Johnson of Womble Bond Dickinson LLP (Wilmington, Del.) has been elected to ABI’s Board of Directors. An ABI member since 2008, Johnson is the co-chair of ABI’s Emerging Industries and Technology Committee, was a member of the steering committee for ABI’s “40 Under 40” program and serves on the ABI Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop Advisory Board. She will serve a term of three years on the 60-member ABI Board of Directors.
Johnson is a partner at Womble Bond Dickinson LLP. She formerly worked for a leading bank holding company, where she managed consumer finance operations and internal risk assessments and audits from the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Johnson calls on that experience for her clients, which include middle-market chapter 11 debtors, official unsecured creditors’ committees and plan fiduciaries. She has advised debtor-in-possession lenders, landlords, secured and unsecured creditors, and asset-purchasers on bankruptcy and corporate restructuring matters across manufacturing, retail, real estate, and media/technology sectors.
Johnson was selected to the Super Lawyers Delaware Rising Stars list from 2013-2017. Her pro bono service includes representing victims of domestic violence and children under the care of the Delaware Division of Family Services. Johnson received her B.A. from the University of Delaware and her J.D. from the University of Delaware Law School.
The complete list of directors and officers is available at http://www.abi.org/about-us/board-directors.
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 11,000 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 www.abiworld.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abi.org/calendar-of-events.