SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that Annette Jarvis, a partner in the Firm’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Group and a member of the Firm’s Management Committee, has been named to the American College of Bankruptcy (ACB) Board of Directors. An ACB Fellow since 2001 and a co-chair on the Educational Program Subcommittee for the Tenth Circuit, Ms. Jarvis has long been an active supporter of the mission of the College and a frequent participant in ACB events and programs. She will serve a term of two years on the 17-member ACB Board of Directors.
Ms. Jarvis has extensive experience in representing banks and other financial institutions, debtors, trustees, examiners, creditors' committees, creditors, indenture trustees, equity holders, public bond holders and purchasers of assets in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and out-of-court workouts. She also represents receivers in state and federal receivership cases, and has been involved in state insurance rehabilitations and liquidations.
“Annette has an incredibly successful practice and handles some of the most complex bankruptcy and restructuring matters,” noted Dorsey Managing Partner Ken Cutler. “She feels passionately about the importance and development of bankruptcy law and its practice in this country and contributes not only as a practicing attorney, but as a thought leader and educator in her chosen specialty. We are proud of her and pleased with the American College of Bankruptcy’s decision to name her to their Board of Directors.”
The ACB is an honorary public service association of bankruptcy and insolvency professionals who are invited to join as Fellows based on a proven record of the highest standards of professionalism plus service to the profession and their communities. Together with its affiliated Foundation, the College is the largest financial supporter of bankruptcy and insolvency-related pro bono legal service programs in the United States. Among its many activities, the ACB conducts advanced educational programs, sponsors the publication of scholarly reports, and maintains the National Bankruptcy Archives at the University of Pennsylvania.
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