FEBRUARY 2, 2012, St. Louis, Missouri… Eric C. Peterson, Co-Chair of the Business Bankruptcy Practice Group at the Gallop law firm, has been elected to the Board of Directors of The Turnaround Management Association – Missouri Chapter.
Mr. Peterson has represented banks, closely held companies, high net worth individuals, executives, entrepreneurs, firms seeking to reorganize under Chapter 11, official creditor and bondholder committees, and bankruptcy trustees, among other clients.
Annually from 2005 to 2010, he was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star. Prior to his legal career, Mr. Peterson worked in the White House Office of Political Affairs and served in offices of state and federal elected officials. He is the author of numerous articles dealing with bankruptcy, intellectual property, antitrust matters and other legal issues. Mr. Peterson is a graduate of Boston University School of Law.
The Turnaround Management Association (TMA) is the only international non-profit association dedicated to corporate renewal and turnaround management. Its Missouri Chapter is based in the city of Clayton, the seat of St. Louis County. Established in 1988, TMA has more than 9,000 members in 49 chapters, including 32 in North America. TMA members are turnaround and corporate renewal professionals who share a common interest in strengthening economies through restoration of corporate value. Membership includes corporate managers, accountants, attorneys, bankers, equity investors, investment bankers, venture capitalists, appraisers, trustees, government officials and other professionals.
Gallop, Johnson & Neuman, L.C., is a full-service law firm that provides legal services to clients in diverse industries and is one of the largest law firms headquartered in St. Louis. With more than 30 practice areas, Gallop also has offices in Washington, D.C. and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Gallop serves public corporations; privately-held companies; entrepreneurs; start-up enterprises; individuals and families; trustees and trust beneficiaries; charities; and non-profit entities. The firm’s headquarters are at 101 South Hanley Road, Suite 1700, in St. Louis, Missouri.
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