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 to the Executive Committee of the Board of Turnaround Management Association, as Vice President of Communications.

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 assists banks and other financial institutions, debtors, trustees, examiners, creditors' committees, creditors, indenture trustees, equity holders, public bond holders and purchasers of assets in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and out-of-court workouts. She also represents receivers in state and federal receivership cases, and has been involved in state insurance rehabilitations and liquidations.

“Annette is a skillful communicator who uses her natural talent with people, words, and organizations daily to benefit our clients and the Firm,” said Dorsey & Whitney Managing Partner Ken Cutler. “Serving on TMA’s Executive Committee will allow her to combine that aptitude with her extensive knowledge of bankruptcy law and genuinely impact TMA’s worldwide membership.”