BIRMINGHAM, AL—Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Jay Bender, a partner in the firm’s Birmingham office, has received the inaugural Service to Veterans Award from the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) for his pivotal role in drafting and helping to turn into law the “Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019” (HAVEN Act; H.R. 2938). The award recognizes an ABI member who has contributed to the betterment of the lives of veterans during the past year. Mr. Bender was formally recognized at the ABI-co-sponsored Hon. Steven W. Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference in suburban Detroit on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
A member of Bradley’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group, Mr. Bender represents debtors, banks, secured creditors, indenture trustees, and purchasers of distressed assets in complex Chapter 11 and Chapter 9 bankruptcy cases.