LawFuel – American Lawyer News – Foley & Lardner LLP announced today that Chicago partner Jill L. Murch has been elected chair of the Chicago Network of The International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) effective April 1, 2007.
IWIRC is an international professional association dedicated to enhancing the professional status and reputation of women practicing insolvency. IWIRC also seeks to increase the public’s understanding of the impact of insolvency laws and proceedings on women and families. The Chicago Network consists of attorneys, accountants, turnaround managers, bankers, and other insolvency professionals.
Murch will serve a one-year term and will be responsible for spearheading initiatives for the Chicago Network, including hosting events such as the Annual High Tea at the Four Seasons on December 14, 2007. This event draws more than 100 professional women each year and has benefited local women’s charities and non-profit organizations, such as the Family Rescue and the Bottomless Closet.
Murch is a member of the firm’s Business Reorganizations and Real Estate Practices. She concentrates her practice in bankruptcy, creditors’ rights and commercial litigation. She is also certified as a Business Bankruptcy Specialist by the American Board of Certification.
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