College Columns June 2021 - Page 13

William Lenhart
Will Lenhart is the second recipient of the ACB ’ s Distinguished Business Student Award . He is a fourth-year student at the University of Virginia , graduating with a double major in Economics and Spanish this spring . This past summer he worked as a Summer Financial Analyst in Houlihan Lokey ’ s Financial Restructuring Group . Prior thereto , he worked as a research assistant at the McIntire School of Commerce , where he helped examine the decline in U . S . corporate loan covenant violations with Professor David Smith ( see paper : “ Losing Control ? The 20-Year Decline in Loan Covenant Restrictions ”). Upon graduation this spring , he will be returning to work full-time in Houlihan Lokey ’ s Financial Restructuring Group in New York .
Will first came to learn about the field of restructuring during a talk given by a UVA alumnus and former Brigade Capital principal . Excited by the combination of financial and legal analysis , Will began following distressed and special situations in his role as a Portfolio Manager at the McIntire Investment Institute ( MII ), a long / short , student-run equity fund with $ 900K in AUM . This past spring , Will continued his passion for distressed investing and restructuring by serving as the Teaching Assistant at the McIntire School of Commerce for COMM 4559 : Corporate Restructuring and Distressed Investing – a popular fourthyear capstone course .

Duberstein 7th Circuit Moot Court Practice February 2021

A screen shot from the final round . Thanks to the Seventh Circuit Fellows and the ABI for sponsoring . The Fellows who assisted included Tim Nixon , Brian Shaw , Ron Peterson , Eugene Wedoff , Nancy Peterman , Hon . Deborah Thorne .