Sullivan Hill is pleased to announce that Shareholder Jim Hill has been selected to receive the California Lawyers Association Business Law Section’s 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award. This prestigious award is given annually to a California lawyer “who over an extended period has made significant contributions to the Business Law Section or to business law generally in the State of California and who has achieved high status in the legal community.”
The Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Mr. Hill at the California Lawyers Association Annual Meeting in San Diego by the Business Law Section on September 16, 2022.
Mr. Hill received the award as recognition for his contributions to the Business Law Section, The California Lawyers Association, and the legal community at large.
He served two terms as the inaugural Chair of the Board of Representatives of the California Lawyers Association (CLA) from its launch in January 2018 through October 2019, representing nearly 100,000 current California attorneys and other members of its various Sections. He previously served as the CLA Board Representative of the Business Law Section (BLS), of which he was the chair in 2016-2017 when it was still part of the State Bar of California. Prior to that, Mr. Hill was co-chair of the BLS Insolvency Law Committee (2012-2013).
To read the full article regarding Mr. Hill’s recognition published by the Business Law Section, please click here.
Shareholder Jim Hill is a founding member of Sullivan Hill, member of its Executive Committee and chair of the firm’s Insolvency and Commercial Bankruptcy practice group. He practices primarily in the areas of bankruptcy, insolvency and commercial law. His bankruptcy experience includes representation of creditors, bankruptcy trustees and select bankruptcy debtors in Chapter 11 business reorganization cases. He also works regularly with clients on asset sales and acquisitions, on state and federal court receivership cases, and on business workouts and dissolution matters, among other commercial law matters.
The Business Law Section of the California Lawyers Association serves as a forum to educate members on recent developments and current issues in all fields of business law and provides a vehicle for the business bar to communicate with the general public, the California Legislature, regulatory agencies, business trade associations, and other interested groups.
About Sullivan Hill:
Sullivan Hill has provided efficient, aggressive, and responsive legal representation for more than 50 years. The firm provides full service representation to clients in a variety of industries with an emphasis in insolvency, construction disputes, insurance coverage, real estate, business disputes, civil litigation, and business and real estate transactional matters. The firm has offices in San Diego and Las Vegas.