Shareholder James Hill expresses his appreciation for serving as the inaugural Chair of the Board of Representatives along with the inaugural President Heather Rosing of California Lawyers Association (CLA) and congratulates the incoming CLA leaders in a news article titled “A Historic Opportunity: Building a Bar Association” published in the CLA eNews column, October 2019.
“It is bittersweet to be writing our last CLA eNews column, as the inaugural President and Chair of the Board. Our terms end a few days after the … CLA Annual Meeting in Monterey. It has been our true pleasure and honor to serve. And what a ride it has been! So please allow us a moment to reminisce, as well as to congratulate and welcome the new CLA leaders…”
A founding member of the firm, its president and member of its Executive Committee, and chair of its Insolvency and Commercial Bankruptcy practice group, Mr. Hill practices primarily in the areas of bankruptcy, insolvency and commercial law. His bankruptcy litigation experience includes representation of creditors, bankruptcy trustees and select bankruptcy debtors in Chapter 11 business reorganization cases, and he has served as a court-appointed examiner and mediator. He also works regularly with clients on asset sales and acquisitions, on state and federal court receivership cases, and on business workouts, restructuring and dissolution matters, among other commercial law matters.
Mr. Hill is the immediate past Chair of the Board of Representatives of the California Lawyers Association (CLA), which launched in January 2018, representing nearly 100,000 current California attorneys and other members of its 16 Sections and the California Young Lawyers Association. Mr. Hill also served on the CLA Board as the representative of the CLA’s Business Law Section (BLS) of which he formerly served as the BLS Chair, following his service as Co-Chair of the BLS Insolvency Law Committee. He continues to serve as an Advisor to the BLS Executive Committee.
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 transactional work. The firm has offices in San Diego and Las Vegas.