October 14, 2013 -- Professor Kenneth Klee will be honored with the 2013 Distinguished Service Award by the Bankruptcy Inn Alliance of the American Inns of Court. The award, which recognizes the highest degree of professional achievement in the field of bankruptcy law, will be presented to Professor Klee on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges conference in Atlanta. This is the second annual Distinguished Service Award presentation.
Professor Klee is a nationally recognized expert on bankruptcy law and a founding partner of Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP, a law firm specializing in corporate reorganization, insolvency and bankruptcy law. He recently represented Jefferson County, Alabama under Chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code in what was, at the time, the largest municipal bankruptcy. In 2010, Professor Klee served as the appointed Examiner in the Tribune Chapter 11 cases.
The Bankruptcy Inn Alliance seeks to improve the civility, professionalism and ethics of legal professionals in the field of bankruptcy law.