New York, June 18, 2014 — Katie Coleman, a partner in Hughes Hubbard & Reed’s New York office and a member of the firm’s Corporate Reorganization and Bankruptcy Group, has been elected to the board of directors of the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI).

Coleman was elected to the board and appointed to the Membership Committee during
the American Bankruptcy Institute’s 32nd Annual Spring Meeting in Washington, DC. She was among 11 new board members and will serve an initial three-year term.

The American Bankruptcy Institute is the largest multi-disciplinary, nonpartisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. The American Bankruptcy Institute membership includes more than 13 thousand attorneys, accountants, bankers, judges, professors, lenders, turnaround specialists and other bankruptcy professionals.

Coleman has more than 30 years of experience representing companies restructuring their financial affairs, both in and out of court. In addition to her new role as a board member, she co-chairs the American Bankruptcy Institute’s annual Complex Financial Restructuring Program. She frequently speaks on bankruptcy law and distressed investing.