McGeorge School of Law

Meyer Wins Bankruptcy Award

April 14, 2009

McGeorge student Brent Meyer, ’09, was one of only six law students nationwide to receive a Distinguished Law Student award from the American College of Bankruptcy Conference on March 28 in Washington, D.C.

Meyer represented the U.S. Ninth Circuit, the largest circuit in the country, and was selected out of numerous nominations across nine Western states. Nominations come from bankruptcy college fellows and law professors, and each nominee must have outstanding academic credentials.

A University of Southern College graduate who earned a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in information systems and international business, Meyer is from Clovis, California. He served a clerkship last summer with the law firm of Jones Vargas in Reno, Nevada, and an externship this past fall in the judicial chambers of Judge Michael S. McManus, the chief bankruptcy judge of the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California.

The American College of Bankruptcy is an honorary professional and educational association of bankruptcy and insolvency professionals. Its fellows include attorneys, accountants, turnaround and workout specialists, law professors, judges and government officials. McGeorge adjunct professor Steven Felderstein, one of the leading northern California bankruptcy attorneys, is member of the college.