April 28, 2015 – Professor Emeritus Ken Klee was honored with the 2015 Distinguished Service Award from the American College of Bankruptcy. He was presented with the award in March in recognition of his significant accomplishments in improving the administration of justice in the insolvency and bankruptcy field.
Professor Klee is a nationally recognized expert on bankruptcy law and a founding partner of Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP, a law firm specializing in corporate reorganization, insolvency and bankruptcy law. He recently represented Jefferson County, Alabama under Chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code in what was, at the time, the largest municipal bankruptcy. In 2010, Professor Klee served as the appointed Examiner in the Tribune Chapter 11 cases.