American College of Bankruptcy to Induct Fellows into College’s 33rd Class at Annual Meeting
MINNEAPOLIS, November 11, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP is pleased to announce that partner Monica Clark will be inducted into the American College of Bankruptcy as a member of the College’s 33rd class at its 2022 annual meeting in Denver, Colorado. Thirty-seven new Fellows will be honored and recognized for their professional excellence and outstanding contributions to the bankruptcy and insolvency practice.
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Congratulations to partner Monica Clark, who will be inducted into the American College of Bankruptcy as a member at its 2022 annual meeting. (Photo: Dorsey & Whitney LLP)
The American College of Bankruptcy is an honorary association of public service United States and international insolvency professionals who are invited to join as Fellows on the basis of a proven record of the highest standards of expertise, leadership, integrity, professionalism, scholarship and service to the bankruptcy and insolvency practice and their communities.
The College facilitates the effective national and cross-border enforcement of bankruptcy and insolvency laws and the administration of justice in courts, among other activities, by organizing professional training programs, sponsoring the publication of scientific reports and by 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, notably through grants from its Foundation affiliated to pro bono legal services programs. The Foundation is considered the largest financial supporter of pro bono bankruptcy services in the United States, contributing more than $ 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.
Applicants receive an invitation to join on the basis of a sustained record of achievement. Candidates are selected by the College’s Board of Regents on the basis of recommendations from the circuit admissions boards in each federal judicial circuit and the judicial and international scholarship nominating committees.
Ms. Clark is Co-Chair of the Dorsey Bankruptcy Practice Group. She represents lenders, lessors, buyers and others in national bankruptcy cases. In addition to her law degree, Ms. Clark holds an MA 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 worked for the Honorable Robert J. Kressel, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota and the Bankruptcy Appeal Board for the Eighth Circuit.
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