JULY 2020 VOL. 7, NO. 7
From the ABI Anthony H.N. Schnelling Endowment Fund

Online Silent Auction Being Held at the Southeast Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop

In conjunction with the Southeast Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop, happening on July 24, 2020, the ABI Endowment is holding an online Silent Auction. (Another is planned for the Northeast Virtual Bankruptcy Conference & Consumer Forum, July 29-30, 2020.) Bidding on the items is not limited to conference attendees; anyone is welcome to bid on them — just watch for announcements about the auctions so that you can get in on the fun!
ABI is also gladly accepting donated auction items. If you have something you would like to donate, get in touch with ABI Sales Manager Sharisa L. Sloan at ssloan@abi.org. Contributing to the Silent Auctions, either through a donation or a generous bid, is a great way to support the ABI Endowment.
Silent Auction

A Silent Auction Held During Central States Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop Benefits ABI Endowment

A virtual auction to benefit the Endowment was held in late June during ABI’s Central States Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop. Auction winners included Jason A. Burgess (The Law Offices of Jason A. Burgess, LLC; Atlantic Beach, Fla.), Steven B. Chaiken (Adelman & Gettleman, Ltd.; Chicago), ABI Director Dawn M. Cica (Carlyon Cica Chtd.; Las Vegas), Deborah L. Fish (Allard & Fish, PC; Detroit), Martha R. Lehman (SmithAmundsen LLC; Indianapolis), Drew C. Rhed (Drew C. Rhed, LLC; Chesterton, Ind.), Julie B. Teicher (Maddin Hauser Wartell Roth & Heller, PC; Southfield, Mich.) and Nancy J. Whaley (Standing Chapter 13 Trustee; Atlanta).

ABI thanks the following people for donating items used in the silent auction: ABI Director Dawn M. Cica (Carlyon Cica Chtd.; Las Vegas), ABI Director Richard S. Lauter (Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP; Chicago), ABI Director Jerry M. Markowitz (Markowitz, Ringel, Trusty + Hartog, PA; Miami), ABI President-Elect Robert P. Reynolds (Reynolds, Reynolds & Little, LLC; Tuscaloosa, Ala.), Elizabeth B. Vandesteeg (Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP; Chicago), ABI Vice President-Development Christopher A. Ward (Polsinelli; Wilmington, Del.) and ABI Director Donald A. Workman (BakerHostetler; Washington, D.C.).

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Endowment Fund Development Committee

Vice President—Development:
Christopher A. Ward

Committee Members:
Steven M. Berman
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Eric J. Fromme
Theodora Oringher, PC

Richard S. Lauter
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Jerry M. Markowitz
Markowitz, Ringel, Trusty + Hartog, P.A.

Bradley D. Sharp
Development Specialists, Inc.

Donald A. Workman

Endowment Fund

Regional Endowment Chairs


Chair: Donald A. Workman – BakerHostetler
Charles Forman – Forman Holt
Neil B. Glassman – Bayard, P.A.
Thomas M. Horan – Fox Rothschild LLP
Warren Martin – Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, PC
Richard M. Meth
James E. Van Horn – Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Chair: Richard S. Lauter – Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Daniel A. DeMarco – Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP
James A. Lodoen – Lindquist & Vennum LLP
Claire Ann Richman – Steinhilber Swanson
Sheryl L. Toby – Dykema Gossett PLLC

New England
Chair: Jeffrey T. Varsalone – G2 Capital Advisors, LLC

New York Metro
Co-Chair: Lisa G. Beckerman – Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Co-Chair: Allen D. Wilen – EisnerAmper LLP

Rocky Mountain
Co-Chair: Annette W. Jarvis – Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Lynne Long – All Business Development Solutions, LLC

Chair: Kristina M. Johnson – Jones Walker LLP
Rudy J. Cerone – McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC
Craig M. Geno – Craig M. Geno, PLLC
James R. Irving – Dentons Bingham Greenebaum
Derek F. Meek – Burr & Forman LLP
James E. Smith – Williams Anderson PLC
Emily Campbell Taube – Burr & Forman LLP


Chair: Jerry Markowitz – Markowitz, Ringel, Trusty + Hartog, P.A.
Terri L. Gardner – Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP
Neil C. Gordon – Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
Jennifer McLemore – Williams Mullen
Jennifer M. Meyerowitz – Summit Investment Management LLC
Edward J. Peterson, III – Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler, PA
Lynn Lewis Tavenner – Tavenner & Beran, PLC
Glenn Thompson – Hamilton Stephens Steele & Martin, PLLC

Texas & Southwest
Co-Chair: Jason S. Brookner – Gray Reed & McGraw, PC
Co-Chair: Scott Van Meter – GlassRatner LLC
Jordan A. Kroop – Perkins Coie LLP
John Penn – Perkins Coie LLP
Thomas J. Salerno – Stinson LLP

Chair: Bradley D. Sharp – Development Specialists, Inc.
Matthew Gates – Duff & Phelps, LLC
Randye B. Soref – Polsinelli

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