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Paul Hastings Partner Paul Harner Named Fellow of American College of Bankruptcy

March 12, 2007

Paul Hastings Partner Paul Harner Named Fellow of American College of Bankruptcy

Chicago, IL (March 12, 2007) - The international law firm Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP (Paul Hastings) is pleased to announce today that Paul Harner, a partner in the firm's Global Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice resident in the Chicago office, will be inducted as a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy on March 23, 2007 in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Harner is among 26 nominees from the United States and abroad who will be inducted into the Eighteenth Class (2007) of College Fellows. Nominees are extended an invitation to join based on a proven record of the highest standards of professionalism, service and contributions to the fields of bankruptcy and insolvency.

The ceremony will take place at the historic National Building Museum and will be presided over by Evelyn H. Biery, chair of the college. The keynote speaker will be Raymond L. Shapiro, Esq.

Mr. Harner is consistently rated among the top bankruptcy and insolvency lawyers in the United States in publications such as Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers, IFLR 1000, and Who's Who Legal. He has been named one of the "Outstanding Bankruptcy Lawyers" in the United States by Turnaround & Workouts, which named him on three prior occasions to its annual listing of "Outstanding Young Bankruptcy Lawyers" in the nation. Mr. Harner received his J.D. from Duke University School of Law  in 1985.

Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP, founded in 1951, is a leading international law firm with over 1,100 attorneys in 18 offices. The firm serves a diverse client base including including many of the  leading global financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies and offers deep capabilities in Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate/M+A, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Project Finance, Investment Management, Real Estate, Labor and Employment and Tax Advisory Services. For additional information, please visit our website at

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