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March 18, 2019

Kristopher Hansen, the chair of Stroock’s national Financial Restructuring Group, was inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy during a ceremony on Friday.

The American College of Bankruptcy is an honorary association of bankruptcy and insolvency professionals, including bankruptcy attorneys, judges, accountants and law professors.

Kris is joining the 30th Class of the College, which comprises a prestigious group of 36 Fellows from across the United States.

Fellows are recognized for their “professional excellence and their exceptional contributions to the bankruptcy and insolvency practice.”

Candidates undergo a rigorous selection process and are invited to join based on a sustained record of achievement. Selection criteria also include ethics, character, professional skill, scholarship and community service.  

In addition to this honor, Kris was recently recognized with his fifth “Outstanding Restructuring Lawyer” designation from Turnaround & Workouts. He has also been named a Law360 Bankruptcy MVP, and he’s earned accolades in a number of other publications including Chambers USA, IFLR 1000 and Benchmark Litigation

Kris is a dealmaker and a consummate tactician renowned for his strong judgment, financial IQ and expansive market knowledge. Throughout his career, he has guided clients through proceedings in bankruptcy and appellate courts across the country, as well as through many out-of-court situations.

He is also a frequent lecturer on restructuring topics before corporate, professional and CLE audiences.

The ceremony was held at the historic Hotel del Coronado in Coronado, California.

About Stroock
Stroock provides strategic transactional, regulatory and litigation advice to advance the business objectives of leading financial institutions, multinational corporations and entrepreneurial businesses in the U.S. and globally.  With a rich history dating back 140 years, the firm has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Washington, D.C.