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Jones Day's Carl Black inducted as Fellow of American College of Bankruptcy

Carl Black has been named a Fellow of The American College of Bankruptcy, an honorary public service association of professionals who are invited to join as Fellows "based on a proven record of the highest standards of expertise, leadership, integrity, professionalism, scholarship, and service to the bankruptcy and insolvency practice and to their communities."

Mr. Black, a partner in the Firm's Business Restructuring & Reorganization Practice, is one of 39 members of the 34th Class of the College and will be formally inducted at the American College of Bankruptcy's Annual Meeting in March 2023 in Washington, D.C.

"Carl has played a leading role in Jones Day's representations of debtors and potential debtors, creditors' committees, contract counterparties, equity sponsors, and other significant creditors in many of the nation's largest corporate restructurings," said Heather Lennox, Practice Leader of the Business Restructuring & Reorganization Practice, who is herself a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. "Carl is a key member of our team at Jones Day and a well-respected member of the bankruptcy bar in the United States. It's my privilege to congratulate him on his induction as a new Fellow of the College."

Fellows in the American College of Bankruptcy include business and consumer bankruptcy attorneys, judges and other government officials, corporate turnaround specialists, accountants, financial advisors, academics, and other professionals who are experts in the field of bankruptcy and insolvency. Nominees are extended an invitation to join based on a sustained record of achievement. Candidates are selected by the College's Board of Regents from recommendations of Circuit Court Admissions Councils in each federal judicial circuit and Nominating Committees for Judicial and International Fellows.

Mr. Black is based in the Cleveland Office. He has substantial experience counseling clients in corporate governance; fraudulent conveyance; illegal dividend; fiduciary duty; piercing the corporate veil; and mass tort, environmental, and legal liability issues. He has also represented a number of entities in the structuring and consummation of spin-offs, secured financings, distressed sales and acquisitions, and ring-fencing transactions.

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,400 lawyers in 42 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.