June 24, 2020- Memphis, TN- Glankler Brown PLLC is pleased to announce that Michael P. Coury, a member of the firm, has been appointed to the independent panel of Chapter 11, Subchapter V bankruptcy trustees (a “SBRA Trustee”) by the United States Department of Justice.
Congress passed the Small Business Reorganization Act (“SBRA”) to make small business bankruptcies faster and less expensive. A SBRA Trustee is appointed in each case to assist the debtor and its creditors in formulating a consensual plan for reorganization, as well as assisting with reporting fraud and misconduct and monitoring distributions in accordance with the plan. Mr. Coury’s territory is the Western District of Tennessee, which he currently shares with one other trustee.
Mr. Coury will continue in his role at Glankler Brown assisting clients with bankruptcy and creditors’ rights matters, business reorganizations, workouts, and business and commercial litigation.
Mr. Coury is a Fellow with the American College of Bankruptcy and has been honored by The Best Lawyers in America in the fields of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, Bankruptcy Litigation and Commercial Litigation, by the Mid-South Super Lawyers in the field of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights and by Chambers USA as a leader in the field of Bankruptcy/Restructuring. He is a Board-Certified Specialist in Business Bankruptcy Law.
ABOUT GLANKLER BROWN: Based in Memphis, Tennessee, Glankler Brown, PLLC attorneys represent clients with matters throughout the United States and abroad. In addition to Tennessee, the firm’s attorneys are licensed in Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama, Illinois, Georgia, New York, and Texas. With experience in more than 35 different areas of law, Glankler Brown’s attorneys deliver quality legal services to local, regional, national and international clients.
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