Faegre Baker Daniels partner Jay Jaffe will be inducted as a Fellow in the 28th Class of the American College of Bankruptcy on March 10, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
Nominees undergo a rigorous nomination process and are extended an invitation to join by the College’s Board of Regents based on a record of achievement reflecting the highest standard of professionalism, ethics, character, integrity and leadership contributing to the enhancement of bankruptcy and insolvency law and practice; sustained evidence of scholarship, teaching, lecturing or writing on bankruptcy or insolvency; and commitment to elevate knowledge and understanding of the profession and public respect for the practice.
Jaffe is a lawyer whose practice focuses on advising financially distressed businesses and financial stakeholders in or to financially stressed businesses regarding a variety of matters, including loan restructuring, reorganization, transactions, litigation/creditor’s rights and bankruptcy.
The American College of Bankruptcy is an honorary association of bankruptcy and insolvency professionals and plays an important role in sustaining professional excellence in the field. The College offers educational programs and publications, maintains the National Bankruptcy Archives at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, and in conjunction with the American College of Bankruptcy Foundation, is believed to be the single largest financial supporter of pro bono bankruptcy services in the United States.
The Induction Ceremony and Reception in honor of the new Fellows will take place at the Smithsonian Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture on March 10, 2017.