Jeremy R. Fischer ’08 was recently recognized by the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) as one of the top 40 bankruptcy, insolvency, and restructuring professionals globally who are 40 years old or younger as of December 1, 2017. The ABI’s “40 Under 40” initiative recognizes future leaders in the insolvency profession from the fields of law, finance, accounting, consulting, academia, government, and more. Nominations were judged by a committee of senior professionals from the bankruptcy community, including current and former federal judges, who were charged with identifying the top 40 innovators and leaders rising in the field of insolvency. Fischer is Drummond Woodsum’s Practice Group Leader for Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Creditors’ Rights,
“Drummond Woodsum has a long and proud tradition of serving clients in northern New England in the field of bankruptcy and creditors’ rights. Our firm is proud that Jeremy is continuing that tradition and has expanded our practice nationally and even internationally. This award from the ABI – the most prominent industry group in the world – shows that others are recognizing Jeremy’s talents. He is very deserving of this honor,” said Ben Marcus, Drummond Woodsum’s Managing Partner.
At Drummond Woodsum, Fischer represents clients in distressed commercial matters from the first sign of trouble through the most complex financial restructuring or chapter 11 bankruptcy. He has substantial experience in bankruptcy, bankruptcy litigation, and bankruptcy appellate matters across northern New England and around the country. He is a frequent presenter at regional and national conferences and has been published nationally. Fischer is a member of the University of Maine School of Law’s Board of Visitors. He has also served as an adjunct professor at the Law School. He graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in political science from the University of Michigan and summa cum laude with a J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law.