Burr & Forman's Derek Meek to Chair the Chapter Presidents' Council of the Global Turnaround Management Association
Birmingham, Ala., Nov. 17, 2016 - Burr & Forman LLP announces that Birmingham-based partner Derek F. Meek was named as chair of the Chapter Presidents' Council of the Global Turnaround Management Association (TMA) for 2017. In this role, Meek will provide oversight and support to all of the domestic and international TMA chapter presidents. Meek currently serves as vice-chair of the Chapter Presidents' Council.
At Burr & Forman, Meek focuses his practice in bankruptcy and commercial litigation. He counsels secured creditors, including banks, funds, factoring companies and individuals, and he regularly represents debtors, creditors, committees, asset purchasers and other clients in matters related to bankruptcy, both in and out of court.
The TMA is a global nonprofit organization comprised of turnaround and corporate renewal professionals with more than 9,000 members in 52 chapters including 32 in North America. TMA members are a professional community that seek to strengthen the global economy by working to save distressed businesses, assist management to navigate off-plan events and help healthy companies avoid similar pitfalls.
Burr & Forman's experienced legal team serves clients with local, national, and international legal needs. With particular industry strengths in the financial institutions, health care and manufacturing sectors, the firm's attorneys draw from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience to serve as trusted business advisors and legal counsel to help clients achieve their goals. Burr & Forman is a Southeast, regional firm with nearly 300 attorneys and 10 offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee. For more information, visit the firm's website at www.burr.com.