Birmingham, AL. Leland Murphree, a Shareholder and Co-Chair of Maynard Cooper’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group, has been recognized in the 2018 Class of “40 Under 40” Emerging Leaders in Insolvency by the American Bankruptcy Institute. The ABI’s “40 Under 40” award identifies 40 top industry professionals under age 40 from over 200 nominees nationwide, recognizing their professional accomplishments and leadership. Leland represents clients in complex bankruptcy cases, workouts, receiverships, restructurings, distressed M&A and investing, and bankruptcy and commercial litigation. Leland was also recognized earlier this year in Chambers USA as a leading practitioner in the area of Bankruptcy/Restructuring (2018) and in The Best Lawyers in America© for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation: Bankruptcy (2019).
American Bankruptcy Institute Executive Director Samuel Gerdano said, “The 2018 ABI ‘40 Under 40’ class is already advancing the bankruptcy profession forward. Each of these remarkable young men and women are attaining achievements not just in their professional careers, but also as leaders in their communities.” The American Bankruptcy Institute is the largest multi-disciplinary, nonpartisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes nearly 11,000 attorneys, accountants, bankers, judges, professors, lenders, turnaround specialists, and other bankruptcy professionals.