Scott Stuart began losing his fear of failure at an unlikely time: in the middle of a streak of courtroom wins as a young lawyer in 1989 at the Finkel Goldstein law firm in New York.

An older attorney who noticed his success pulled him aside and told him not to keep count, warning that there will be times when cases don’t work out in his favor.

“You can’t always be Muhammad Ali,” the lawyer told him, referring to the champion boxer, Mr. Stuart recalled in a recent interview with WSJ Pro Bankruptcy.

The moment helped teach him that “if you fear failure, you can’t...


Timothy George Holland, Holland Turnaround & Restructuring Consulting LLC


Shannon Gallop, First Western Trust Bank

Eric Lee, Keegan, Linscott & Kenon P.C.

Joseph Yockey, Leading Edge Manufacturing LLC


Richard Baxter, FTI Consulting

William J. Boehman, Yamaha Motor Corporation USA

Michael Kodinsky, Change Capital LLC

Bradley Leuchtman, Prudential Capital Group

Leigh Lones, Equiniti Riskfactor

Thomas Pierce,...

Edward P. Bond, a founding member of New Jersey accounting firm Bederson LLP, received a Lifetime Leadership Achievement Award during the Turnaround Atlas Awards recently at the Metropolitan Club in New York City. His firm also received an award in the private equity turnaround (small cap) category. Bond’s career spans 50 years, a tenure that includes serving as managing partner and chairman and overseeing a department specializing in bankruptcy and forensic accounting at Bederson LLP. He has provided fiduciary, forensic accounting, insolvency and...


Barry K. Curry, Crestmark Bank


David Wm. Engelman, Engelman Berger PC

Alan Quinty, FTI Consulting

Michael Suzuki, Maynards Capital


Patrick Thom, Action Capital Corporation

California - Northern

Greg Geronemus

Kevin Gunter, Alterna Capital Solutions

Reiley Higgins, PNC Business Credit

California - Southern

William H. Baribault, Oakwood Enterprises

Anthony Facciano, Bankruptcy Management Solutions Inc....


Nicholas C. Glenos, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP


Matthew H. Sloan


Laura DiBiase, Miller & Martin PLLC

Llewellyn R. Hall, FTI Consulting

Ernesto Moran, UPS Capital Corporation

Brian Stewart, Bibby Financial Services Inc.


Tim Jordan, Valtegra Group


Kristine Clark


Kevin Breckenfelder, FocalPoint Partners LLC

Matthew A. Clemente, Sidley Austin LLP


Chiron Financial LLC has opened a new European headquarters in Paris to be led by Alban Meteyer, a vice president with the middle market investment banking firm. The new office serves businesses in western continental Europe, including France, the U.K., the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Belgium, in industry sectors that include green energy, oil & gas, shipping, agriculture, consumer products, and manufacturing.

Fox Rothschild LLP has merged with Shaw Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC, a 23-attorney Chicago law...


Jeremy R. Jarrett, Greenspoon Marder PA

Suzanne Kelly


J. Patrick Moody, Citizens Bank

Stephen Schlesser, Vion Investments

Zachary Shipps, Jone Lange LaSalle


Marcus Bumberger, Oberbank AG

Burak Buyukfirat

Gerhard Ebner, A.B.S. Factoring AG

Lorenz Gabmann, KPMG Advisory GmbH

Andreas Gaisbauer, Actum Performance Group GmbH

Hans Garstenauer, Johann Garstenauer

Hermann Hänsler, Hermann Hänsler Business...

A&G Realty Partners has established a new Healthcare Property Division and named Peter J. Lynch, a Los Angeles-based principal at the firm to head the unit. Maximizing real estate assets allows healthcare companies to drive down costs and better position themselves for survival or growth, the firm said in a news release. In addition to its Los Angeles office, the Melville, New York-based firm maintains offices in Chicago and Philadelphia.

Chris Carmosino and Ken Bloore have joined Gordon Brothers’ Valuations...


Andrea Wimmer, Schian Walker PLC


Andrew Blaesing, Aurora Management Partners Inc.

Lloyd R. Lane, Moore Colson

Amanda Levesque, Moore Colson

Susan H. Seabury, Baker Tilly

John A. Thomson Jr., Adams & Reese LLP

Phil Tucker, Phil Tucker & Associates LLC

Cora A. Wilke, Morris Manning & Martin LLP

California - Northern

Ryan Pinkston, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

California - Southern

R. Brian Compton, Compton &...

Joshua Cohen, president of the TMA Connecticut Chapter, ran seven marathons on seven continents in seven days recently in the 2018 World Marathon Challenge.

Cohen was part of a 16-person group that called itself “Team Hold the Plane,” whose members raised more than $1 million for 11 organizations that included the ALS Association, Stand Up to Cancer, the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and The Michael J. Fox Foundation. The races started in Antarctica January 30 and ended in Miami February 5.

Cohen and the other 49...