Daily News: May 2, 2013

Redmond Named ABI President

The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announced that Patricia A. Redmond of Stearns, Weaver, Miller, Weissler, Ahadeff & Sitterson (Miami) has been selected by the ABI board of directors to be president for the 2013-2014 term. She became president at ABI’s 2013 Annual Spring Meeting and will serve for one year.

An ABI member since 1985, Redmond is formerly ABI’s VP-Development and chaired both ABI’s Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop and Caribbean Insolvency Symposium. She has served on the ABI board of directors since 2003.

Redmond is a shareholder in the Business Restructuring Department of Stearns, Weaver, Miller, Weissler, Ahadeff & Sitterson. Her practice focuses on bankruptcy with a concentration in creditors’ rights and insolvency counseling in bankruptcy court and in out-of-court workouts. Redmond has extensive experience in representing trustees, creditors’ committees, secured creditors and debtors in Chapter 11 cases.

Redmond is also chair of the Business Bankruptcy Committee of the American Bar Association, co-chair of the ABA’s Task Force in Bankruptcy and Data Collection and is a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. She has also been named Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and is a member of the Iron Arrow Honor Society, the highest honor attainable at the University of Miami. She received her B.A. from the University of Miami in 1975 and her J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law in 1979, where she is an adjunct professor of law.

For a complete list of ABI’s officers and directors, click here.