Date: December 20, 2011
Contact: Kelly Griffith, Marketing Manager
Phone: (612) 492-7514
For Immediate Release
Ryan Murphy Awarded UMTMA Transaction of the Year
Minneapolis, MN December 20, 2011 – – Fredrikson & Byron attorney Ryan T. Murphy received the 2011 Upper Midwest Turnaround Management Association (UMTMA) Transaction of the Year Award. The award recognizes the TMA member who, together with a team of professionals, orchestrated the most impactful transaction (non-operational restructuring) in various categories. Murphy was selected for the Mid-Size Company (Revenue between $50 million and $300 million USD) for the Minnesota Print Services, Inc. transaction, along with team co-leader, Timothy G. Becker of Lighthouse Management Group, Inc.
Murphy and Becker will be honored at the UMTMA award program on January 19 in Minneapolis.
Murphy is a shareholder in Fredrikson’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Workouts; Litigation; and Private Equity & Venture Capital Groups. Murphy practices principally in the area of business reorganization, including out-of-court workouts, chapter 11 bankruptcy, receiverships, creditors’ remedies, and related commercial litigation such as fraudulent transfers. He also represents debtors and creditors in Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy cases, and works with banks and other financial institutions on UCC issues. Murphy’s skills range from advising businesses and individuals during complex restructurings to litigating intricate business disputes.
With international headquarters in Chicago, Turnaround Management Association’s 9,000 members in 46 regional chapters comprise a professional community of turnaround practitioners, attorneys, investors, lenders, venture capitalists, investment bankers, accountants, appraisers, liquidators, executive recruiters and consultants. For more information on Turnaround Management Association or the Turnaround of the Year Award please visit www.turnaround.org.
Fredrikson & Byron is a 240 attorney law firm based in Minneapolis, with offices in Bismarck, Des Moines, Fargo, Monterrey, Mexico, and Shanghai, China. We’ve built a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet” by bringing business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to our work with clients, and by operating as business advisors and strategic partners as well as legal counselors. The firm’s primary areas of practice include advertising, banking, corporate, corporate governance, employment and labor, energy and renewable energy, government relations, healthcare, intellectual property, international, life sciences, litigation, mergers & acquisitions, real estate, securities, and tax. We serve a broad range of clients, including multinational corporations, public companies, privately-held businesses, entrepreneurs, government agencies, and family businesses. Fredrikson & Byron’s attorneys also work with individuals on estate planning, family law, and immigration matters. We are the exclusive Minnesota law firm member of the World Services Group, a worldwide network of professional service providers. More information about the firm is available at www.fredlaw.com.