International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP is pleased to announce that Peggy Hunt, a partner in the Firm’s Salt Lake City office, has been appointed as a member to the Task Force on Diversity for the Federal Bar Association (FBA).

Ms. Hunt joins 15 other legal professionals from across the country to support the FBA’s mission of full and equal access to, and participation by, all individuals in the FBA, the legal profession, and the justice system, regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or any other unique attribute. Each member of the Task Force serves a one-year term.

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 regularly practices before the federal courts as a Panel Chapter 7 trustee for the District of Utah, and as counsel for distressed companies, banks and other creditors, equity holders, and court-appointed fiduciaries.   

Throughout her career, Ms. Hunt has actively participated in organizations that encourage diversity and inclusion. She is a recent President of the Utah Women’s Forum and is an active member and former President of Women Lawyers of Utah. She also co-founded the Utah Women’s Giving Circle for the Community Foundation of Utah.

“I’m honored to receive this appointment and look forward to working with the Chair, Tara Norgard, and the Task Force members to assist in creating a plan to facilitate initiatives that will serve the FBA’s commitment to diversity and inclusion,” said Ms. Hunt.