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Jessica H. Liou of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP Selected as One of ABI’s 2019 “40 Under 40”

Alexandria, Va. ABI announces that Jessica H. Liou of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (New York) has been selected as one of ABI’s “40 Under 40,” ABI’s annual program that recognizes 40 of the top insolvency industry professionals under the age of 40. Honorees will be recognized at a special ceremony during ABI’s 2019 Winter Leadership Conference, taking place Dec. 5-7 at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

Liou is a partner in Weil Gotshal & Manges’ Business Finance & Restructuring Department in New York, where she represents and advises debtors, creditors, equityholders, investors, and other interested parties in all aspects of distressed and insolvency situations. She has advised debtors, creditors and sponsors in various industries, including power, oil & gas, renewable energy, manufacturing, hospitality, retail and telecommunications.

Liou is one of the editors of the Weil Bankruptcy Blog, has served on the firm’s task force focused on Dodd-Frank financial legislation, and practices pro bono in the areas of family law and criminal appeals, where she successfully argued before the New York State Appellate Division to uphold an order of protection and was part of a team that successfully overturned a death penalty conviction for a mentally impaired defendant after 19 years. She has been recognized for her pro bono contributions by Sanctuary for Families Center for Battered Women’s Legal Services as a recipient of its 2012 Pro Bono Achievement Award. Liou earned her J.D. from Boston College Law School in 2008 and her B.A. magna cum laude from New York University in 2003.

“This 2019 class of honorees is incredibly accomplished and diverse, and well representative of the multidisciplinary nature of our community,” said ABI Executive Director Samuel J. Gerdano. “We look forward to engaging these young leaders in the full range of ABI's activities, in service to the profession.”

The “40 Under 40” winners are distinguished by professional achievements and service and were selected by a group of experienced professionals from ABI’s current leadership. Nominations were submitted via the initiative’s website, through which professionals nominated themselves or a colleague. Membership in ABI was not required, and more than 350 candidates were evaluated. Those selected were chosen from both large and small firms from every region of the country, and represent diverse practice areas such as law, finance, accounting, consulting, academia, government and more.

Click here to view the full list of the 2019 “40 Under 40” honorees.

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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 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.abi.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abi.org/calendar-of-events.

 

 

Angela M. Libby of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP Selected as One of ABI’s 2019 “40 Under 40”

Alexandria, Va. ABI announces that Angela M. Libby of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP (New York) has been selected as one of ABI’s “40 Under 40,” ABI’s annual program that recognizes 40 of the top insolvency industry professionals under the age of 40. Honorees will be recognized at a special ceremony during ABI’s 2019 Winter Leadership Conference, taking place Dec. 5-7 at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

Libby is a partner in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department in New York, practicing in its Restructuring Group. She advises debtors, creditors, banks, hedge funds, lenders, asset-purchasers and other strategic parties in a wide range of corporate restructuring matters, including pre-packaged and traditional bankruptcies, out-of-court workouts, debtor-in-possession and exit financing transactions, asset sales, bankruptcy litigation, cross-border insolvencies and liability management transactions. Libby received IFLR's U.S. Rising Star Award (one of only three nationwide) this year and was recognized by Global Restructuring Review in its 2019 "Women in Restructuring" survey. She received her J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2011 and her A.B. in history and religion from Dartmouth College in 2008.

“This 2019 class of honorees is incredibly accomplished and diverse, and well representative of the multidisciplinary nature of our community,” said ABI Executive Director Samuel J. Gerdano. “We look forward to engaging these young leaders in the full range of ABI's activities, in service to the profession.”

The “40 Under 40” winners are distinguished by professional achievements and service and were selected by a group of experienced professionals from ABI’s current leadership. Nominations were submitted via the initiative’s website, through which professionals nominated themselves or a colleague. Membership in ABI was not required, and more than 350 candidates were evaluated. Those selected were chosen from both large and small firms from every region of the country, and represent diverse practice areas such as law, finance, accounting, consulting, academia, government and more.

Click here to view the full list of the 2019 “40 Under 40” honorees.

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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 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.abi.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abi.org/calendar-of-events.

 

 

Robert Klamser of Stretto Selected as One of ABI’s 2019 “40 Under 40”

Alexandria, Va. ABI announces that Robert Klamser of Stretto (Denver) has been selected as one of ABI’s “40 Under 40,” ABI’s annual program that recognizes 40 of the top insolvency industry professionals under the age of 40. Honorees will be recognized at a special ceremony during ABI’s 2019 Winter Leadership Conference, taking place Dec. 5-7 at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

As a managing director at Stretto in Denver, Klamser leverages his substantive corporate restructuring expertise with a keen understanding of case-management logistics. He has had operational oversight on more than 100 high-profile restructuring engagements and has effectively managed every facet of the claims, noticing and balloting process. Klamser works directly with corporate debtors and other turnaround professionals across numerous industries and jurisdictions to develop and implement tailored strategies for each case. He also has a strong technical background and collaborates with members of Stretto’s Product Development Team on best-in-class software enhancements geared toward streamlining the administrative process.

Previously, Klamser co-founded UpShot Services LLC in 2012, which offered such industry firsts as electronic claims and ballot filing. UpShot eventually teamed up with Stone Point Capital and became part of legal services company JND. Shortly thereafter, UpShot merged with another Stone Point company, Stretto (formerly Bankruptcy Management Solutions). Prior to co-founding UpShot, Klamser was the director of Corporate Restructuring Services and the former vice president of Operations at one of the nation's largest claims and noticing agents. He received his M.B.A. from Loyola Marymount University in 2008 and his B.A. cum laude from Loyola Marymount University’s College of Business Administration in 2002.

“This 2019 class of honorees is incredibly accomplished and diverse, and well representative of the multidisciplinary nature of our community,” said ABI Executive Director Samuel J. Gerdano. “We look forward to engaging these young leaders in the full range of ABI's activities, in service to the profession.”

The “40 Under 40” winners are distinguished by professional achievements and service and were selected by a group of experienced professionals from ABI’s current leadership. Nominations were submitted via the initiative’s website, through which professionals nominated themselves or a colleague. Membership in ABI was not required, and more than 350 candidates were evaluated. Those selected were chosen from both large and small firms from every region of the country, and represent diverse practice areas such as law, finance, accounting, consulting, academia, government and more.

Click here to view the full list of the 2019 “40 Under 40” honorees.

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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 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.abi.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abi.org/calendar-of-events.

 

 

George R. Howard of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP Selected as One of ABI’s 2019 “40 Under 40”

Alexandria, Va. ABI announces that George R. Howard of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (New York) has been selected as one of ABI’s “40 Under 40,” ABI’s annual program that recognizes 40 of the top insolvency industry professionals under the age of 40. Honorees will be recognized at a special ceremony during ABI’s 2019 Winter Leadership Conference, taking place Dec. 5-7 at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

Howard represents companies, banks, secured lenders, distressed-debt investors, asset-purchasers and other significant constituencies in stressed and distressed situations, with an emphasis on out-of-court restructurings, chapter 11 reorganizations, secured financing transactions, distressed M&A and cross-border insolvency proceedings. He routinely advises clients on structuring and consummating chapter 11 restructurings, secured financings, and distressed sales and acquisitions, as well as ring-fencing transactions, spin-offs and other major corporate transactions. Howard also has experience counseling clients on corporate formalities and fiduciary duties, and fraudulent conveyance, illegal dividend, mass tort, environmental, pension and other legacy liability issues. He was named one of Turnarounds & Workouts Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyers in 2019. Howard received his J.D. from the University of Arizona College of Law, his M.B.A. from the University of Arizona in 2008 and his A.B. from Princeton University in 2002.

“This 2019 class of honorees is incredibly accomplished and diverse, and well representative of the multidisciplinary nature of our community,” said ABI Executive Director Samuel J. Gerdano. “We look forward to engaging these young leaders in the full range of ABI's activities, in service to the profession.”

The “40 Under 40” winners are distinguished by professional achievements and service and were selected by a group of experienced professionals from ABI’s current leadership. Nominations were submitted via the initiative’s website, through which professionals nominated themselves or a colleague. Membership in ABI was not required, and more than 350 candidates were evaluated. Those selected were chosen from both large and small firms from every region of the country, and represent diverse practice areas such as law, finance, accounting, consulting, academia, government and more.

Click here to view the full list of the 2019 “40 Under 40” honorees.

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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 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.abi.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abi.org/calendar-of-events.

 

 

Adam D. Herring of the Executive Office for U.S. Trustees Selected as One of ABI’s 2019 “40 Under 40”

Alexandria, Va. ABI announces that Adam D. Herring of the U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for U.S. Trustees (Washington, D.C.) has been selected as one of ABI’s “40 Under 40,” ABI’s annual program that recognizes 40 of the top insolvency industry professionals under the age of 40. Honorees will be recognized at a special ceremony during ABI’s 2019 Winter Leadership Conference, taking place Dec. 5-7 at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

Herring is Associate General Counsel for Consumer Law in the Executive Office for U.S. Trustees in Washington, D.C. In this role since 2016, he oversees a team supporting the U.S. Trustee Program’s consumer and civil enforcement priorities, including providing policy advice and training for U.S. Trustee Program attorneys, oversight of private trustees, and redressing abuse of the bankruptcy process by debtors, creditors and other parties. Prior to joining the U.S. Trustee Program, Herring was in private practice in Atlanta, where he represented debtors and creditors in chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy cases and parties in bankruptcy and commercial litigation. He received the U.S. Trustee Program Director’s Award for Significant Contributions by a New Employee in 2018 and the Atlanta Legal Aid Society’s “Volunteer of the Year” award in 2015. Herring is a frequent speaker on bankruptcy and consumer matters and the author of published articles on fee arrangements in chapter 7 cases and BAPCPA means-testing provisions. He received his J.D. from the Emory University School of Law in 2009 and his B.A. with distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2006.

“This 2019 class of honorees is incredibly accomplished and diverse, and well representative of the multidisciplinary nature of our community,” said ABI Executive Director Samuel J. Gerdano. “We look forward to engaging these young leaders in the full range of ABI's activities, in service to the profession.”

The “40 Under 40” winners are distinguished by professional achievements and service and were selected by a group of experienced professionals from ABI’s current leadership. Nominations were submitted via the initiative’s website, through which professionals nominated themselves or a colleague. Membership in ABI was not required, and more than 350 candidates were evaluated. Those selected were chosen from both large and small firms from every region of the country, and represent diverse practice areas such as law, finance, accounting, consulting, academia, government and more.

Click here to view the full list of the 2019 “40 Under 40” honorees.

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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 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.abi.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abi.org/calendar-of-events.

 

 

Andrew C. Helman of Murray Plumb & Murray Selected as One of ABI’s 2019 “40 Under 40”

Alexandria, Va. ABI announces that Andrew C. Helman of Murray, Plumb & Murray (Portland, Maine) has been selected as one of ABI’s “40 Under 40,” ABI’s annual program that recognizes 40 of the top insolvency industry professionals under the age of 40. Honorees will be recognized at a special ceremony during ABI’s 2019 Winter Leadership Conference, taking place Dec. 5-7 at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

Helman is a partner at Murray, Plumb & Murray in Portland, Maine, and co-chairs the firm’s bankruptcy practice. He works with all types of businesses, including those in the health care sector, to help them protect their assets. A large part of his work is focused on helping debtors and creditors find solutions to problems caused by financial distress and counseling them on how to avoid those problems in the future. He also represents clients in distressed and nondistressed transactions, business litigation and preference actions.

Helman has been involved in some of the most significant chapter 11 cases in Maine and New Hampshire in recent years, including the representation of the debtor-in-possession in the largest health care bankruptcy case in Maine’s history. He frequently writes articles for national insolvency publications and teaches seminars on bankruptcy and fraudulent-transfer law. Helman was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2015-2017 Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” lists and was one of 40 attorneys nationally to participate in the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges’ 2016 NextGen Program. Prior to attending law school, Helman worked in politics and journalism; he served as an aide to two of Maine’s House Majority Leaders, and he was a reporter for The Providence Journal and also wrote for The Boston Globe. Helman received his J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law in 2010 and his B.A. in social thought and political economy and journalism in 2002.

“This 2019 class of honorees is incredibly accomplished and diverse, and well representative of the multidisciplinary nature of our community,” said ABI Executive Director Samuel J. Gerdano. “We look forward to engaging these young leaders in the full range of ABI's activities, in service to the profession.”

The “40 Under 40” winners are distinguished by professional achievements and service and were selected by a group of experienced professionals from ABI’s current leadership. Nominations were submitted via the initiative’s website, through which professionals nominated themselves or a colleague. Membership in ABI was not required, and more than 350 candidates were evaluated. Those selected were chosen from both large and small firms from every region of the country, and represent diverse practice areas such as law, finance, accounting, consulting, academia, government and more.

Click here to view the full list of the 2019 “40 Under 40” honorees.

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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 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.abi.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abi.org/calendar-of-events.

 

 

Amy Denton Harris of Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler, P.A. Selected as One of ABI’s 2019 “40 Under 40”

Alexandria, Va. ABI announces that Amy Denton Harris of Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler, P.A. (Tampa, Fla.) has been selected as one of ABI’s “40 Under 40,” ABI’s annual program that recognizes 40 of the top insolvency industry professionals under the age of 40. Honorees will be recognized at a special ceremony during ABI’s 2019 Winter Leadership Conference, taking place Dec. 5-7 at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

Harris joined Stichter, Riedel, Blain, & Postler P.A. in Tampa, Fla., in March 2003 and became a shareholder in 2010. She specializes in the representation of debtors, assignors, committees, creditors, trustees, assignees, purchasers and other parties in bankruptcy cases, assignments for the benefit of creditors, and out-of-court workouts. Harris is also active in the firm’s representation of parties in commercial litigation in state and federal court, including litigation involving directors and officers. She has been particularly active in the representation of real estate developers and homebuilders, medical practices and physicians, agribusinesses, and independent and franchised restaurant chains and other food-service companies. Harris received the Gold Letter award in 2012 from the Pro Bono Committee of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit for devoting more than 100 hours to pro bono service. She received her J.D. with honors from the University of Florida College of Law in 2002, her Master’s in accountancy from the University of South Florida in 1999 and her B.S. cum laude in accounting from the University of South Florida in 1998.

“This 2019 class of honorees is incredibly accomplished and diverse, and well representative of the multidisciplinary nature of our community,” said ABI Executive Director Samuel J. Gerdano. “We look forward to engaging these young leaders in the full range of ABI's activities, in service to the profession.”

The “40 Under 40” winners are distinguished by professional achievements and service and were selected by a group of experienced professionals from ABI’s current leadership. Nominations were submitted via the initiative’s website, through which professionals nominated themselves or a colleague. Membership in ABI was not required, and more than 350 candidates were evaluated. Those selected were chosen from both large and small firms from every region of the country, and represent diverse practice areas such as law, finance, accounting, consulting, academia, government and more.

Click here to view the full list of the 2019 “40 Under 40” honorees.

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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 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.abi.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abi.org/calendar-of-events.

 

 

Christopher T. Greco of Kirkland & Ellis LLP Selected as One of ABI’s 2019 “40 Under 40”

Alexandria, Va. ABI announces that Christopher T. Greco of Kirkland & Ellis LLP (New York) has been selected as one of ABI’s “40 Under 40,” ABI’s annual program that recognizes 40 of the top insolvency industry professionals under the age of 40. Honorees will be recognized at a special ceremony during ABI’s 2019 Winter Leadership Conference, taking place Dec. 5-7 at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

Greco is a partner in the Restructuring Practice Group of Kirkland & Ellis LLP in New York, where his practice involves representing debtors (including portfolio, privately held and public companies), equity owners, creditors’ committees and distressed investors (including hedge funds and private-equity funds) in acquisitions, out-of-court restructurings and chapter 11 cases. He also advises boards of directors and senior management of financially troubled companies regarding fiduciary duties and corporate governance.

Greco has received recognition from a number of prominent legal publications, including Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. He was named one of Law360’s “Rising Stars for 2019,” and in 2018, he was named an “Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer” by Turnarounds & Workouts, one of 12 individuals selected under the age of 40 for their accomplishments in corporate restructuring.

Greco has been active in various teaching and pro bono activities, serving as an adjunct professor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Wake Forest University School of Law, where he has taught courses on distressed investing. He also has performed substantial pro bono work for charities such as Youth, I.N.C. and the Legacy of Hope Foundation. Greco received his J.D. cum laude from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2007 and his B.S. cum laude from Villanova University in 2004.

“This 2019 class of honorees is incredibly accomplished and diverse, and well representative of the multidisciplinary nature of our community,” said ABI Executive Director Samuel J. Gerdano. “We look forward to engaging these young leaders in the full range of ABI's activities, in service to the profession.”

The “40 Under 40” winners are distinguished by professional achievements and service and were selected by a group of experienced professionals from ABI’s current leadership. Nominations were submitted via the initiative’s website, through which professionals nominated themselves or a colleague. Membership in ABI was not required, and more than 350 candidates were evaluated. Those selected were chosen from both large and small firms from every region of the country, and represent diverse practice areas such as law, finance, accounting, consulting, academia, government and more.

Click here to view the full list of the 2019 “40 Under 40” honorees.

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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 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.abi.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abi.org/calendar-of-events.

 

 

Prof. Brook E. Gotberg of The University Of Missouri Law School Selected as One of ABI’s 2019 “40 Under 40”

Alexandria, Va. ABI announces that Prof. Brook E. Gotberg of the University of Missouri Law School (Columbia, Mo.) has been selected as one of ABI’s “40 Under 40,” ABI’s annual program that recognizes 40 of the top insolvency industry professionals under the age of 40. Honorees will be recognized at a special ceremony during ABI’s 2019 Winter Leadership Conference, taking place Dec. 5-7 at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

Prof. Gotberg joined the University of Missouri Law School's faculty in 2016, where she teaches Bankruptcy, Contracts, Secured Transactions, Securities Regulation and other commercial law subjects. Prof. Gotberg’s scholarship focuses primarily on debtor and creditor relations, both in and out of bankruptcy. She has published articles on the treatment of preferential transfers in the Bankruptcy Code, the jurisdiction of bankruptcy judges and, more generally, the laws and policies shaping business reorganization in the U.S. In addition to her publications, Prof. Gotberg has presented on such topics as the relationship between medical insurance and bankruptcy, student debt in bankruptcy, Puerto Rico’s debt crisis, and the impact of recent Supreme Court decisions on bankruptcy proceedings.

Prior to joining the law faculty, Prof. Gotberg was an academic fellow for the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University. She also practiced commercial law with Sullivan & Cromwell in Los Angeles, litigating a variety of cases from large antitrust suits to minor contract disputes, and she represented both debtors and creditors in bankruptcy court. She is a former clerk to Hon. Milan D. Smith Jr. of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and Hon. Thomas B. Donovan of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California. Prof. Gotberg received her J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2008 and graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University in 2005 with a B.A. in political science.

“This 2019 class of honorees is incredibly accomplished and diverse, and well representative of the multidisciplinary nature of our community,” said ABI Executive Director Samuel J. Gerdano. “We look forward to engaging these young leaders in the full range of ABI's activities, in service to the profession.”

The “40 Under 40” winners are distinguished by professional achievements and service and were selected by a group of experienced professionals from ABI’s current leadership. Nominations were submitted via the initiative’s website, through which professionals nominated themselves or a colleague. Membership in ABI was not required, and more than 350 candidates were evaluated. Those selected were chosen from both large and small firms from every region of the country, and represent diverse practice areas such as law, finance, accounting, consulting, academia, government and more.

Click here to view the full list of the 2019 “40 Under 40” honorees.

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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 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.abi.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abi.org/calendar-of-events.

 

 

Michael Fuller of OlsenDaines Selected as One of ABI’s 2019 “40 Under 40”

Alexandria, Va. ABI announces that Michael Fuller of OlsenDaines (Portland, Ore.) has been selected as one of ABI’s “40 Under 40,” ABI’s annual program that recognizes 40 of the top insolvency industry professionals under the age of 40. Honorees will be recognized at a special ceremony during ABI’s 2019 Winter Leadership Conference, taking place Dec. 5-7 at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

Fuller is a partner at OlsenDaines in Portland, Ore., and nearly 20 percent of his cases are pro bono, or free of charge. Since 2015, he has also served as an adjunct professor of consumer law at Lewis & Clark Law School. Fuller is on the executive committee of the Debtor-Creditor Section of the Oregon State Bar and is past chair of the Consumer Law Section of the Oregon State Bar. He was selected as a “Rising Star in Bankruptcy” by Super Lawyers. He received his J.D. from Willamette University College of Law in 2009 and his B.S. from Oregon State University in 2005.

“This 2019 class of honorees is incredibly accomplished and diverse, and well representative of the multidisciplinary nature of our community,” said ABI Executive Director Samuel J. Gerdano. “We look forward to engaging these young leaders in the full range of ABI's activities, in service to the profession.”

The “40 Under 40” winners are distinguished by professional achievements and service and were selected by a group of experienced professionals from ABI’s current leadership. Nominations were submitted via the initiative’s website, through which professionals nominated themselves or a colleague. Membership in ABI was not required, and more than 350 candidates were evaluated. Those selected were chosen from both large and small firms from every region of the country, and represent diverse practice areas such as law, finance, accounting, consulting, academia, government and more.

Click here to view the full list of the 2019 “40 Under 40” honorees.

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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 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.abi.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abi.org/calendar-of-events.

 

 

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