Bernstein-Burkley, P.C. announced today that Co-Managing Partner, Robert S. Bernstein, has been selected by the American College of Bankruptcy to be inducted as a Fellow of the College. This is a prestigious honor awarded to only the top professionals who have exhibited exceptional contributions to the bankruptcy and insolvency practice. Bernstein joins 30 other inductees joining the College’s Class XXVII. Inductees reside in 19 different states and two foreign countries.
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.
Nominees undergo a rigorous nomination process and are extended an invitation to join based on a record of achievement. The College now has 848 active Fellows, not including Class XXVII, each 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 Foreign Fellows.
Robert Bernstein will be formally inducted as a Fellow of the College on March 18, 2016 in Washington, D.C. The ceremony will take place at the Smithsonian Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture, and will be presided over by Michael L. Cook, Chair of the College.
ABOUT THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF 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. College Fellows include commercial and consumer bankruptcy attorneys, judges, insolvency accountants, turnaround and workout specialists, law professors, government officials and others in the bankruptcy and insolvency community.
ABOUT BERNSTEIN-BURKLEY, P.C.
Bernstein-Burkley P.C. is a highly regarded and respected Pittsburgh-based law firm with a national reach in Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Creditors’ Rights, Business and Corporate Transactions, Real Estate and Oil and Gas. The firm has cultivated a reputation for excellence over five decades in the Pittsburgh business community. Bernstein-Burkley P.C.’s core purpose is to create partnerships that provide clients with peace of mind through expert advice and zealous representation. To learn more about the law firm, visit BernsteinLaw.com.
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