Focus on Fellows
We invite all Fellows to submit information about awards , news , and / or recent publications . Member highlights will be published on a bi-monthly basis to all Fellows through email or the College Columns as appropriate . If you have news about yourself or a colleague , please send announcements to Michelle Foster , ACB Communications Director , at focus @ amercol . org .
Lisa Beckerman was sworn in as a United States Bankruptcy Judgefor the Southern District of New York .
Ogonna Brown has been recognized as one of The Liberty Bell Award recipients for 2020 presented by the Clark County Nevada Law Foundation ’ s Let Freedom Ring Committee .
Reinhard Dammann and Christoph Paulus published a book entitled , “ European Preventive Restructuring .”
Matthew Feldman joined Willkie Farr & Gallagher as its new joint chairman .
Craig Goldblatt was sworn in as a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Delaware .
Paul E . Harner joined Sheppard , Mullin , Richter & Hampton LLP ’ s New York office as a partner in the Finance & Bankruptcy practice group .
Thomas Heather joined Creel , Garcia-Cuellar , Aiza y Enriquez , S . C . as an of counsel .
Christopher Andrew Jarvinen was profiled in a chapter of the recently published book , “ Handbook for Protection of Credits ’ Claim in Bankruptcy ,” published by the Law Press-China of the People ’ s Republic of China .
Eve H . Karasik was named by The American Bankruptcy Institute to serve a two-year term as the organization ’ s first vice president of diversity and inclusion .
Nathalie Martin , who has been a part of the University of New Mexico law faculty since 1998 , was featured in a magazine put together by the Property Brothers and HGTV as a very accomplished Yogi – someone who studies and is proficient in yoga .
Lawrence G . McMichael was elected Chairman of Dilworth Paxson LLC .
Brett Miller joined Willkie Farr & Gallagher as a partner .
Judge Robert Nugent III received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Kansas School of Law .
Kevyn Orr was promoted to Partner-in-Charge of the United States at Jones Day .
Kathy Bazoian Phelps joined Raines Feldman LLP .
Suzanne Roski was as appointed new partner to expand and lead CR3 ’ s practice in its new Richmond office .
Morris G . Shanker , Case Western Reserve University Professor Emeritus , who passed away last August at the age of 93 , designated a $ 2 million bequest to the School of Law to endow a chaired professorship to be named in his honor . The gift was announced during an April 20 online memorial celebrating Shanker ’ s life and works .
Claudia Springer joined Novo Advisors , where she is focusing on mediation and doing advisory work in the restructuring area .
Adrian Walters , a professor at at the IIT Chicago- Kent College of Law , received the Michael J . Graff Teaching and Advising Innovation Award from Illinois Tech .
Keith Wofford joined White & Case in New York .