International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that Annette Jarvis, a partner in the Firm’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Group and a member of the Firm’s Management Committee, has been named a Turnaround Management Association (TMA) Global Board Trustee. The announcement was made during The TMA Annual Conference in Toronto, Canada. Ms. Jarvis will serve a two-year term on TMA Global’s Board of Trustees.

TMA is the leading organization dedicated to turnaround management, corporate restructuring, and distressed investing. Established in 1988, TMA has more than 9,300 members in 49 chapters worldwide, including 31 in North America. Members include turnaround practitioners, attorneys, accountants, investors, lenders, venture capitalists, appraisers, liquidators, executive recruiters, and consultants, as well as academic, government, and judicial employees.

Ms. Jarvis has extensive experience in representing financial institutions, debtors, trustees, examiners, creditors' committees, creditors, indenture trustees, equity holders, public bond holders and purchasers of assets in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. She also represents receivers in state and federal receivership cases, and has been involved in state insurance rehabilitations and liquidations. Ms. Jarvis is a frequent lecturer on insolvency related topics.

“We are extremely pleased that Annette has been named to the TMA’s Board of Trustees,” noted Dorsey Managing Partner Ken Cutler. “It is great that another of our women partners is recognized for her expertise and being at the top of her profession.”