Fennemore Craig, a Mountain West law firm, announced Cathy Reece, chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy, Creditors Rights and Restructuring practice group, has been elected to the Board of Regents for the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers. She will serve a 4-year term.

“The firm’s strength is built on our attorneys reputation and commitment to providing outstanding legal representation and advice to their clients and continually supporting the legal community,” said Steve Good, managing partner of Fennemore Craig. “We congratulate Cathy on her appointment to serve as a member of the prestigious American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers.”

Reece has wide-ranging experience in every aspect of corporate workouts and bankruptcies, as well as, assisting clients in structuring complex transactions and purchasing distressed assets. She has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America and Southwest Super Lawyers, and was presented in 2014 with the Legal Advisor of the Year award from M&A Advisors. Reece earned her J.D. from Arizona State University and her B.A. from the University of Arizona.

The American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers is a professional organization dedicated to promoting the field of commercial finance law through education, legislative reform and the recognition of distinguished practitioners, jurists and academics.