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Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr Partner Jeffrey C. Hampton Elected 2019 President of Turnaround Management Association

Published: 10/22/2018
Services: Bankruptcy and Restructuring

(Philadelphia, Pa.  – October 17, 2018) Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP today announced that Jeffrey C. Hampton, Chair of the Firm’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice, has been elected President of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA Global). He will serve a one-year term.  

TMA Global (turnaround.org) is the leading organization dedicated to turnaround management, corporate restructuring, and distressed investing. Established in 1988, TMA has more than 9,000 members in 49 chapters worldwide, including 32 in North America. Members include turnaround practitioners, attorneys, accountants, investors, lenders, venture capitalists, appraisers, liquidators, executive recruiters, and consultants, as well as academic, government, and judicial employees.

Mr. Hampton’s TMA involvement includes leadership roles at the local, regional, and global levels of the organization. At his local chapter, TMA Philadelphia/Wilmington, he served in several leadership roles, including vice president of programming, eventually rising to chapter president. At the regional level, Hampton is very involved with the planning and ongoing development of the TMA Mid-Atlantic Regional Symposium, where he served as co-chair for several years, and continues to serve as a senior advisor to the Symposium. At the TMA Global level, his roles have included vice president of conferences, vice president of chapter relations, corporate secretary, and most recently, co-chair of the TMA Hall of Fame selection committee. He was also the recipient of the TMA Global Outstanding Volunteer Contributor Award in 2015.

"My involvement in TMA has been one of the most influential aspects of my professional career, and I look forward to carrying on the tradition of excellence in leadership of my predecessors," said Hampton. "I will work closely with TMA volunteer leadership, members, and the TMA Global staff to ensure that our influence on the restructuring industry and community worldwide continues to grow."

Jeffrey has been an engaged and dedicated member of TMA for many years having served in multiple roles at the chapter and global levels, making him well situated for a successful tenure as president," says TMA Global CEO, Scott Y. Stuart, Esq. "We are confident that Jeffrey will have an important impact on TMA’s bright future."

At Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, Mr. Hampton focuses his practice on restructuring matters, including Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, out-of-court workouts, loan restructurings, corporate reorganizations, and general insolvency law. In addition to being an attorney, he is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.

Mr. Hampton earned his J.D. from University of Pittsburgh School of Law, and his B.B.A. from Temple University.

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