Fennemore Craig received the Healthcare/Life Sciences Deal of the Year Award at M&A Advisor’s 2017 Distressed Investing Summit in Palm Beach Florida in March.

The award recognized the successful bankruptcy reorganization and merger of two debtor hospitals by a team of attorneys and financial advisors that included Fennemore Craig shareholders, Gerald Shelley and Nancy March, who led the firm’s representation of one of the hospitals in this complex deal.

“We are honored to receive this award from M&A Advisor,” said Steve Good, managing partner of Fennemore Craig. “We congratulate Nancy and Gerald on their hard work, creativity and dedication to achieving an outstanding result for our client.”

Shelley practices in the areas of commercial bankruptcy, litigation and business restructuring and reorganization. He has handled insolvency and reorganization cases in a variety of industries, including real estate, agriculture, mining, transportation, retail, franchising and licensing, health care, manufacturing, non-profit, and e-commerce. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America and Southwest Super Lawyers. Shelley earned his J.D. from Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and his B.A. from Brigham Young University.

March practices primarily in the areas of commercial bankruptcy, collections, and related litigation and transactional matters. She represents creditors, debtors, trustees, and official committees in bankruptcy cases in many different industries, such as health care, real estate, retail businesses, agriculture, charter airlines and restaurants. March has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America and Southwest Super Lawyers. She received her J.D. from the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law and her A.B. from Mount Holyoke College.

The Financial Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group represents a diverse group of clients including secured creditors, unsecured creditors, financial institutions, bankruptcy committees, debtors, bankruptcy trustees and purchasers of financially distressed businesses.

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