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Vance Elected Vice President of the NBC
November 28, 2012

VanceR. Patrick Vance, a partner in the firm's Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group in the New Orleans office, was elected to a four-year term as Vice President of the National Bankruptcy Conference ("NBC") at its Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The NBC was formed from a nucleus of the nation’s leading bankruptcy scholars and practitioners, who gathered informally in the 1930s at the request of Congress to assist in the drafting of major Depression-era bankruptcy law amendments, was formalized in the 1940s, and has been a resource to Congress on every significant piece of bankruptcy legislation since that time. Membership in the NBC is by invitation only and includes leading consumer bankruptcy experts and experts on commercial, employment, pension, mass tort, and tax related bankruptcy issues.