Godfrey & Kahn Attorney Awarded Judge John W. Reynolds Award
By the Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar AssociationMarch 23, 2009
Green Bay, Wisconsin (March 23, 2009). The law firm of Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. is pleased to announce that Timothy F. Nixon, a shareholder of the firm, has been selected as the recipient of the 2009 Judge W. Reynolds Community Building Award by the Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association (EDWBA). Nixon is being honored for his commitment to diversity and willingness to positively address issues of culture and diversity in the Green Bay community. The award will be presented at the EDWBA annual meeting on Thursday, April 30.
The EDWBA is dedicated to improving the practice of attorneys appearing before the Eastern District by providing continuing legal education seminars directly applicable to their practice, publishing an informative e-newsletter and breaking news updates and providing networking opportunities with peers and members of the bench.
Nixon is the team leader for the firm's Business Finance and Restructuring Practice Group, and is also a member of the Corporate and Litigation Practice Groups. He represents clients in state and federal courts in all aspects of bankruptcy including debtors, secured creditors, creditor committees, asset purchasers, receivers and trustees. Nixon is a frequent lecturer and expert commentator on bankruptcy issues, and has addressed the American Bankruptcy Institute, State Bar of Wisconsin, the Turnaround Management Association and the Chicago Bar Association.
Nixon is a member of the Milwaukee County, Dane County and Brown County Bar Associations, the State Bar Associations of Wisconsin and New York, the American Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the American College of Bankruptcy, and the Commercial Law of League of America. He has served as the President and Vice President of the Western District Bankruptcy Bar and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Bankruptcy Insolvency and Creditors Rights Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin.
Founded in 1957, Godfrey & Kahn maintains offices in Milwaukee, Madison, Appleton, Green Bay and Waukesha, Wis.; Washington, DC; and Shanghai, PRC. With more than 180 attorneys, Godfrey & Kahn provides legal and business advice to clients ranging from small businesses and governmental entities to large privately and publicly held national and international companies. For more information, please visit the firm's web site at www.gklaw.com.