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Deborah Williamson Chosen For San Antonio Business Journal’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Its 2019 Outstanding Lawyers Awards Ceremony

August 26, 2019

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that in addition to being selected by the San Antonio Business Journal as a 2019 Outstanding Lawyers Awards recipient, the publication has chosen Dykema’s Deborah Williamson as its annual Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Williamson and the other Outstanding Lawyers honorees will be formally recognized at an event scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 3 at The Veranda in San Antonio.

Joining Williamson in receiving an Outstanding Lawyer Award this year is Dykema’s Thomas E. Sanders. They are included in a list of only 13 attorneys to receive this recognition in 2019. According to the San Antonio Business Journal, its Outstanding Lawyer Awards recognize lawyers for their contributions to their firms or companies, as well as the community. Honorees were chosen from dozens of nominations.

Williamson is a member in Dykema’s Bankruptcy Practice Group and Leader of the firm’s Financial Review Committee. She has practiced insolvency and restructuring law for more than 30 years and is regularly called on by clients in a variety of industries for her bankruptcy experience and advice regarding counter-party risk. Williamson is a former President of the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), served as one of the 19 members of the ABI Bankruptcy Reform Commission and she was the second recipient of the ABI Lifetime Achievement Award. She is a Fellow and Director with the American College of Bankruptcy and a formerly served as Chair of several Bankruptcy-related sections of professional organizations, including the American Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, the American Board of Certification and the Texas Board of Legal Certification.