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Verrill Dana's Roger A. Clement, Jr. Inducted Into The American College of Bankruptcy

March 21, 2016 Press Releases

(3/21/2016) The American College of Bankruptcy has announced that Roger A. Clement, Jr. of Verrill Dana has been inducted as a Fellow. The ceremony took place on March 18, 2016 in Washington D.C. at the Smithsonian Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture, and was presided over by Michael L. Cook, Chair of the College. Roger is only the eighth attorney from Maine to be inducted.

Roger's practice consists primarily of representing parties in business bankruptcies, M& A transactions, commercial litigation, and business restructurings. He is the Chair of the firm's Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Group. Roger chairs the Local Rules Committee of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maine, as well as the Board of Visitors of Maine Law. Roger is a member of the Cabinet and Steering Committee of the Campaign for Justice, which raises money to provide pro bono legal services to Mainers of limited means.

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. Nominees undergo a rigorous nomination process and are extended an invitation to join based on a record of achievement.

Criteria for selection include: the highest standard of professionalism, ethics, character, integrity, professional expertise 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 topics; and commitment to elevate knowledge and understanding of the profession and public respect for the practice.

For more information about the American College of Bankruptcy, or about the 2016 Induction Ceremony, contact Shari A. Bedker, Executive Director at 434-939-6004, fax at 434-939-6030, or email at [email protected]

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