Robert J. Keach Elected to American College of Bankruptcy’s 2020 Board of Directors


Robert J. Keach Elected to American College of Bankruptcy’s 2020 Board of Directors

Portland and Augusta, ME and Manchester, NH (April 9, 2020) – Bernstein Shur announced that Shareholder Robert J. Keach has been elected to the 2020 Board of Directors of the American College of Bankruptcy (ACB). He was elected to a two-year term at the College’s annual meeting in March. Keach is also a Fellow of the ACB and a Past President (2009-2010) of the American Bankruptcy Institute.

“I’m honored to join the board of the College, the foremost organization of practitioners and leaders in the field,” said Keach. “I look forward to collaborating with these industry leaders to forward the mission of the College.”

Keach is a highly respected, nationally recognized attorney and serves as co-chair of Bernstein Shur’s Business Restructuring and Insolvency Practice Group. He 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. Keach 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.

Keach is the co-chair of the ABI’s Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11. He is recognized as a “Star Individual” in Corporate M&A/Bankruptcy in Chambers USA©, in Best Lawyers in America© (Twenty-Year Certificate), and by New England Super Lawyers© (Bankruptcy and Top 100 Lawyers in New England regardless of specialty).

About the American College of Bankruptcy
The American College of Bankruptcy is an honorary public service association of United States and international insolvency professionals who are invited to join as Fellows based on a proven record of the highest standards of expertise, leadership, integrity, professionalism, scholarship, and service to the bankruptcy practice and to their communities. The College funds projects that improve the quality of bankruptcy law and practice, as well as access to justice, including through grants by its affiliated Foundation to pro bono legal service programs. The College facilitates the effective domestic and cross-border application of bankruptcy and insolvency laws and the administration of justice in the courts through conducting professional educational programs, sponsoring the publication of scholarly reports, and maintaining the National Bankruptcy Archives. In all of its work, the College is dedicated to enhancing professionalism, scholarship, and service in bankruptcy and insolvency law and practice.

About Bernstein Shur
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