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Jenner & Block's Bankruptcy, Workout and Corporate Reorganization (BWCR) practice recently participated as a sponsor in the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) 23rd Annual Spring Meeting held on April 28 to May 1, 2005 in Washington, DC. BWCR Chair Daniel R. Murray participated in an educational session entitled "A Wing and a Prayer - Churches and Nonprofits in Chapter 11" on Saturday April 30, 2005. The Honorable Ronald B. King, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, San Antonio, Texas and Professor Marci A. Hamilton, Paul R. Verkuil Chair in Public Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York were among the panelists.
Attending the 23rd Annual Spring Meeting from Jenner & Block were Mr. Murray, Ronald DeKoven, David A. Handzo, Jeff J. Marwil, Brian I. Swett and Michael S. Terrien. Jenner & Block was also featured in a full-page advertisement in the May 2005 issue of the ABI Journal, the ABI's member publication.
Jenner & Block Partner Ronald R. Peterson will speak at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s 12th Annual Central States Bankruptcy Workshop held June 16-19 at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa in Traverse City, Michigan. Mr. Peterson will serve as a panelist at a session on June 17 and 18 entitled, “The Ten Evidence and Procedure Rules You Don’t Know About But Should.”
Jenner & Block will also participate in the Southwest Bankruptcy Conference (Including Financial Advisors/Investment Bankers Program) that will take place on September 8–11, 2005 at the The Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas as a co-sponsor of the "Friday Networking Reception" on September 9, 2005. Other co-sponsors of the event will be JP Morgan Chase, Kibel Green and Vinson & Elkins.
With 10,000 members, the American Bankruptcy Institute is the largest multi-disciplinary, non-partisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. Founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues, ABI is the premier professional organization in the field. Members span the entire spectrum of professionals and include attorneys, accountants, auctioneers, judges, lenders, academics, turnaround specialists, credit professionals and many others.