Thompson Coburn partner Francis X. Buckley, Jr. was elected to the board of directors of the American College of Bankruptcy at its annual meeting in Washington D.C. on March 16, 2013. The American College of Bankruptcy is the premier professional association of bankruptcy and insolvency professionals. Buckley will serve a three-year term on the board, which consists of 15 association members who are among the world’s leading bankruptcy judges, academicians and practitioners.
The American College of Bankruptcy was formed in 1980. Membership is invitation-only and limited to individuals practicing in the United States and throughout the world who have established a record of achievement in the field of bankruptcy and insolvency and reflect the highest standards of professionalism. Buckley was inducted into the College in 2006.
A member of Thompson Coburn’s Financial Restructuring Group, Buckley is the managing partner of the firm’s Chicago office. He is a member of the Missouri and Illinois bar and maintains offices in both Chicago and St. Louis.