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Porzio Congratulates Principal John S. Mairo on INSOL Global Fellowship

4/11/2016 | News

Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C. (Porzio) is proud to congratulate principal John S. Mairo on his new distinction as an INSOL International Fellow, following successful completion of the elite 2014-2015 INSOL Global Insolvency fellowship program.

INSOL International is a global alliance of associations for accountants and attorneys who specialize in bankruptcy and financial restructuring, comprised of a network of more than 40 associations world-wide and totaling over 10,000 professional members. INSOL also includes ancillary groups across legal, political, financial and academic sectors. All of these members have helped to shape INSOL's reputation as the world's foremost insolvency association. 

INSOL's goal is to foster leadership in international insolvency and credit-related issues and to develop effective mechanisms for dealing with cross-border issues. The Global Insolvency Practice Course focuses on the concepts of reorganization, bankruptcy and the various means by which financially-distressed international corporations can be addressed. Emphasis is also placed on how insolvency is regulated world-wide and the related legislation.

Participants who successfully complete the INSOL Global Insolvency program are bestowed the title of "INSOL Global Fellow," and are recognized for exceptional knowledge of the legal and financial factors that affect distressed businesses, and how to best address them in an international forum. Following a strict admittance review, this distinction is the result of months of rigorous research, writing and in-person testing, both in the US and abroad.

John S. Mairo is co-chair of Porzio's Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Department.  He concentrates his practice in the areas of bankruptcy, workouts, financial reorganizations and creditors’ rights. Mr. Mairo received the AV rating (highest rating) by his peers in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and was recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2015 and Chambers USA 2014. He has been selected as a New Jersey Super Lawyers 2016 Top 100 attorney, a distinction bestowed only upon the fraction of attorneys who receive the highest point totals during Super Lawyers' extensive selection process.

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