Shareholder Chris Hawkins was elected President of the California Bankruptcy Forum (“CBF”), at the Annual Insolvency Conference for the upcoming year. As President he will oversee all aspects of the organization including the Annual Insolvency Conference.
This past year he served as Vice President of CBF where he led their Pro Bono Project, which raised over $7,000 for Voluntary Legal Services Program of Northern California, Inc. (“VLSP”). VLSP provides free legal assistance to low-income individuals in the Sacramento region.
Mr. Hawkins is managing partner of Sullivan Hill and a member of the Executive Committee where he practices in the Insolvency and Commercial Bankruptcy, Business Transactions, and Commercial and Business Litigation practice groups. Within these practice areas, he represents a variety of corporate debtors, bankruptcy trustees, receivers, banks, trade creditors, asset purchasers and other parties in interest in all aspects of commercial insolvency, including bankruptcies, receiverships, and assignments for the benefit of creditors. He also represents clients with non-insolvency financial matters in both the transaction and litigation contexts.