International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that Peggy Hunt, a partner in the Firm’s Salt Lake City office, has been named President of the Utah Women’s Forum.

Ms. Hunt has been working in the area of bankruptcy and receivership law for more than 25 years and is a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy. She serves as a Panel Chapter 7 trustee for the District of Utah, and she has represented distressed companies, banks and other creditors, equity holders and Chapter 11 and 7 trustees in all aspects of the workout, restructuring and liquidating process, including in related litigation. Ms. Hunt also serves as lead counsel to trustees and equity receivers appointed in some of the largest Ponzi and securities fraud cases in Utah.

The Utah Women's Forum is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that elects into membership women of outstanding accomplishment in diverse fields. The purpose of the Utah Women's Forum is to identify and bring together women leaders to build and foster a network of communication, enhance the status of women, and undertake selected community service.

“Peggy is dedicated to her colleagues and community, as demonstrated by her active role in numerous professional and civic organizations, including the Utah Women’s Forum,” said Dorsey Managing Partner Ken Cutler. “As a tremendous attorney and leader, we know that as President, Peggy will advance the agenda and impact of the Utah Women’s Forum.”