Burr & Forman's Derek Meek Named to Turnaround Management Association Executive Board

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Birmingham, Ala., October 27, 2017 - Burr & Forman LLP announces Birmingham and Montgomery partner Derek F. Meek was appointed vice president of chapter relations for the Turnaround Management Association's (TMA) Executive Board. Approximately 8,300 TMA members form a worldwide professional community that drives business and seeks to strengthen the global economy, increase enterprise value, preserve equity, manage disruption and produce significantly improved results.

Meek's role will involve monitoring the performance of 55 TMA chapters and assuming supervisory responsibilities for the Chapter Response and Resource Committee (CRRC). Previously, he served as president of the Chapter Presidents Council, as well as president of the Alabama Chapter of the TMA.

"In my new role as vice president of chapter relations, I look forward to working with the 55 Turnaround Management Association chapters to further the global mission of the organization," said Meek. "So much of the TMA's work is carried out at the chapter level, and it is an honor and a privilege to serve as a member of the association's executive board and help lead this change."

At Burr & Forman, Meek focuses on bankruptcy and commercial litigation matters. He devotes his practice to serving clients such as secured creditors, banks, funds, asset buyers, factoring companies and even individuals. In addition to being named Birmingham Business Journal's Best and Brightest for Bankruptcy and Insolvency since 2009, he has been consecutively recognized from 2012 to 2017 by Chambers USA as a Leading Practitioner in Bankruptcy and Restructuring.

The Turnaround Management Association is a global community that sets out to save distressed businesses, in turn strengthening the economy. Through the association, members acquire access to opportunities that lead to new business, providing the knowledge and expertise needed to succeed. For more information, please visit turnaround.org.

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 300 attorneys and 11 offices in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee. For more information, visit the firm's website at www.burr.com.

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