International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Monica Clark will be inducted by the American College of Bankruptcy as a Fellow in the 33rd Class of the College at its 2022 Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado. Thirty-seven new Fellows will be honored and recognized for their professional excellence and exceptional contributions to the bankruptcy and insolvency practice.

The American College of Bankruptcy is an honorary public service association of the United States and international insolvency professionals who are invited to join as Fellows based on a proven record of the highest standards of expertise, leadership, integrity, professionalism, scholarship, and service to the bankruptcy and insolvency practice and to their communities. 

The College facilitates the effective domestic and cross-border application of bankruptcy and insolvency laws and the administration of justice in the courts through, among other activities, conducting professional educational programs, sponsoring the publication of scholarly reports, and maintaining the National Bankruptcy Archives. The College also funds projects that improve the quality of bankruptcy law and practice, as well as access to justice, in particular through grants by its affiliated Foundation to pro bono legal service programs. The Foundation is believed to be the single largest financial supporter of pro bono bankruptcy services in the United States, contributing over $3 million since 2012. In all of its work, the College is dedicated to enhancing professionalism, scholarship, diversity, equity and inclusion in and service to bankruptcy and insolvency law and practice.

Nominees are extended an invitation to join based on a sustained record of achievement. Candidates are selected by the College’s Board of Regents from recommendations of Circuit Admissions Councils in each federal judicial circuit and Nominating Committees for Judicial and International Fellows.

Ms. Clark is a Co-Chair of Dorsey’s Bankruptcy Practice Group.  She represents lenders, lessors, purchasers, and other parties in bankruptcy cases nationwide.  In addition to her law degree, Ms. Clark has a Master's Degree in English and has taught legal writing at the University of Minnesota Law School.  Ms. Clark is a recipient of Dorsey's Scales of Justice and the Raeder Larson Public Service Award, for her pro bono representation of student loan debtors.

Prior to joining Dorsey, Ms. Clark clerked for the Honorable Robert J. Kressel, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota and Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Eighth Circuit.