UPDATED ON: Wednesday, November 22, 2006
Heenan Blaikie LLP:
William E.J. Skelly,
President, Turnaround Management Association
From The Globe and Mail
Heenan Blaikie LLP is pleased to announce that William E.J. Skelly, a partner in our Vancouver Business Law group, has been elected President of the Turnaround Management Association.
The Turnaround Management Association's mission is to serve as a forum for corporate renewal professionals from all disciplines. Headquartered in Chicago, the Association represents some 7,500 members - turnaround practioners and consultants, lawyers, accountants, investors, lenders, liquidators, etc. - in 30 regional chapters in North America and in 10 other countries.
Mr. Skelly will be the first non-American to take office as President on January 1, 2007. After this one-year mandate, he will be the Association's Chairman for the following year.
Mr. Skelly practices in the corporate and commercial field, with a focus on insolvency law, corporate and commercial lending and real estate. He is widely recognized for his expertise in the restructuring of national and international companies.
With 425+ lawyers across the country, Heenan Blaikie is one of Canada's leading law firms, delivering a full range of legal services and innovative business solutions to clients ranging from start-ups to many of Canada's largest companies, institutions and government bodies.