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Attorney Lisa Gretchko Named to Two-Year Term as Vice President-Publications of the American Bankruptcy Institute

Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Lisa Gretchko was recently named to a two-year term as Vice President-Publications of the American Bankruptcy Institute (“ABI”).  With headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia, the ABI is the country’s premier bankruptcy organization with more than 12,000 members from various professions including lawyers, judges, financial advisors, lenders, auctioneers, turnaround specialists, and claims agents.  Since 2014, Lisa has been an Executive Editor of the ABI Journal, the organization’s monthly publication of scholarly articles on a wide range of bankruptcy-related topics. She has been an ABI member since 1992 and was co-chair of its Unsecured Trade Creditors Committee in 2013-2015; Lisa was honored as the ABI’s 2014 “Committee Person of the Year” for that service.

Lisa is a shareholder in Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC and works in the firm’s Royal Oak, Michigan office, where she focuses her practice on bankruptcy and creditors’ rights.  She has represented nearly every constituency in bankruptcy cases both locally and nationally.  Lisa has lectured and written extensively for several organizations and publications on a variety of creditors’ rights issues. She taught bankruptcy and creditors’ rights as an adjunct professor at Wayne State University Law School from 2001-2003. Lisa also served as a council member, then secretary (September 2001- September 2002) of the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.  She has been designated a Michigan Super Lawyer every year since 2006, and named in The Best Lawyers in America every year since 2012. In 2011, Michigan Lawyers Weekly recognized her as a “Woman in the Law” honoree.

Founded in 1869, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with a national and international practice that provides legal services to businesses and business owners.  The firm has offices in Michigan (Ann Arbor and Royal Oak); Illinois (Chicago and Peoria); Las Vegas, Nevada; and Los Angeles, California.  Howard & Howard’s major areas of practice include: bankruptcy and creditors’ rights; business and corporate; commercial litigation; employee benefits; environmental; estate planning; franchising; intellectual property; labor, employment and immigration; mergers and acquisitions; real estate; securities; and tax.  For more information, please visit the firm’s website at