K & A Restructuring Register Ranks Robin Phelan in America's Top 100

April 02, 2003

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DALLAS – Haynes and Boone, LLP is pleased to announce that Robin Phelan, a partner in the firm’s Business Reorganization/Bankruptcy Practice Group, has been named one of America’s top 100 restructuring professionals. The honor was recently recognized in the 2003 edition of the K & A Restructuring Register: America’s Top 100.

The K & A Restructuring Register is a peer group selected listing of nationally recognized attorneys and financial advisors specializing in reorganization, restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy matters. Mr. Phelan was elected by a board consisting of 17 of his nationally recognized colleagues, including six financial advisors, two corporate attorneys and nine private practitioners specializing in restructuring, reorganization, insolvency and bankruptcy.

Mr. Phelan  is involved in an active practice focusing exclusively on insolvency, reorganization and related areas, including extensive litigation in the bankruptcy court and other federal courts. Mr. Phelan works with other Haynes and Boone attorneys to analyze the effect of bankruptcy on corporate and financial transactions. He is a frequent speaker on panels and programs throughout the United States and internationally regarding developments in bankruptcy and insolvency law and is the author of numerous publications, several relating to tax, governmental and environmental claims. He is a contributor to several major treatises on bankruptcy and has testified before both the Congressional Bankruptcy Review Commission and the United States Congress on insolvency matters.

Mr. Phelan has recently participated in a program sponsored by the United States Department of State and the United Nations to develop model cross-border insolvency provisions and participated in a White House program to improve the United States bankruptcy system. He also serves on the board of directors of the International Insolvency Institute.

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with nine offices throughout Texas, Washington, D.C. and Mexico City providing a full spectrum of legal services to clients around the world. With more than 425 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by National Law Journal.  AmLaw Tech Magazine Scoreboard ranked Haynes and Boone first in law firm technology in 2001. The firm has been recognized as one of the 25 “Best U.S. Law Firms at Which to Work” (Of Counsel, 2000), one of the “Best Corporate Law Firms in America” (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2002) and recipient of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s 2002 Thomas L. Sager Award for commitment to diversity.

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