Jay Bender Inducted as American College of Bankruptcy Fellow

Accolade, Firm News

Bradley is pleased to announce that Jay Bender, a partner in the firm’s Birmingham office, has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy (ACB).

“We congratulate Jay on his induction as a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy based on his outstanding credentials and success as a leader in bankruptcy law,” said Bradley Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Beau Grenier.

Mr. Bender represents debtors, banks, secured creditors, indenture trustees and purchasers of distressed assets in complex Chapter 11 and Chapter 9 bankruptcy cases, in state and federal court receivership proceedings, and in out-of-court workouts, reorganizations, restructurings and liquidations.  He served as chair of Bradley’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Distressed Investing Practice Group from 2008 through 2018, and is licensed in both Alabama and Texas.

Mr. Bender received his J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude) from Duke University.

The ACB is an honorary public service association of bankruptcy and insolvency professionals who are invited to join as Fellows based on a proven record of the highest standards of professionalism plus service to the profession and their communities. The ACB has more than 800 Fellows, each of whom was selected by a Board of Regents from among recommendations of the Circuit Admissions Council in each federal judicial circuit and specially appointed committees for Judicial and International Fellows. Together with its affiliated foundation, the ACB is the largest financial supporter of bankruptcy and insolvency-related pro bono legal service programs in the United States. Among its many activities, the ACB conducts advanced educational programs, sponsors the publication of scholarly reports and maintains the National Bankruptcy Archives at the University of Pennsylvania.