Attorney Robert J. Keach Awarded Lawyer of the Year by Corporate LiveWire
Bernstein Shur, one of northern New England’s largest law firms, announced that Robert J. Keach was named Lawyer of the Year in Bankruptcy and Restructuring for the state of Maine by Corporate LiveWire.
Corporate LiveWire is a global news resource for business professionals and individuals covering the corporate finance sector. To select the honoree for Lawyer of the Year, the Corporate LiveWire team relies on referrals of readers, high profile cases worked on by the firm, significant deals closed, peer reviews, speaking engagements and articles. These sources allow selection of Lawyer of the Year to honor individuals that have consistently shown exceptional practice and demonstrated excellence in every endeavor on the global and national stage.
“Bob and his team have done a tremendous job creating a high quality practice with national recognition,” said Bernstein Shur’s CEO Pat Scully. “This award is a great way to cap off a wonderful year.”
Keach, shareholder, is co-chair of Bernstein Shur’s Business Restructuring and Insolvency Practice Group. He is a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy and a past president (2009-2010) of the American Bankruptcy Institute. He is also the co-chair of the ABI’s Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11. Keach focuses on the representation of various parties in workouts and bankruptcy cases, including debtors, creditors, creditors committees, lessors and third parties acquiring troubled companies and/or their assets. He has appeared as a panelist on national bankruptcy, lender liability and creditors rights programs, and is the author of several articles on bankruptcy and creditors’ rights appearing in the ABI Law Review, Commercial Law Journal and ABI Journal, among other publications.
About Bernstein Shur
Widely regarded as one of New England’s most entrepreneurial law firms, Bernstein Shur has more than 100 attorneys in offices in Maine and New Hampshire. Founded in 1915, the firm provides practical and innovative counsel in the areas of business law, litigation, and municipal law to clients throughout the region and around the world. Bernstein Shur is Maine’s exclusive member of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms. More information is available at www.bernsteinshur.com.