International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that Peggy Hunt, a partner in the Firm’s Salt Lake City office, will be inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy on March 13, 2015, in Washington, D.C.
Ms. Hunt is one of 34 nominees being honored and recognized for their professional excellence and exceptional contributions to the fields of bankruptcy and insolvency. She has 25 years of experience in all aspects of bankruptcy law representation, including representing Chapter 11 trustees in large Ponzi and security fraud cases, corporate debtors, committees, and creditors. Ms. Hunt also serves on the Panel of Chapter 7 Trustees for the District of Utah, and represents receivers appointed in SEC civil enforcement actions. She regularly is invited to speak on topics involving bankruptcy and receivership law, and she is a Contributing Author for the Collier Bankruptcy Practice Guide.
“Peggy’s leadership and experience in the areas of bankruptcy and insolvency enhance our ability to serve client needs,” said Dorsey Managing Partner Ken Cutler. “Being named a Fellow in the College is a well-deserved honor, and we are delighted Peggy’s long-standing achievements in these fields are being acknowledged.”
The American College of Bankruptcy is an honorary professional and educational association of bankruptcy and insolvency professionals. The College plays an important role in sustaining professional excellence and supports educational and pro bono efforts in local communities around the country. College Fellows include commercial and consumer bankruptcy attorneys, judges, insolvency accountants, turnaround and workout specialists, law professors, government officials and others involved in the bankruptcy and insolvency community.
The induction ceremony will take place at the Smithsonian Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture, and will be presided over by Michael L. Cook, Chair of the College.