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Leader Of Dykema’s Bankruptcy Practice Group Speaks At American Bankruptcy Institute’s National Spring Conference

April 28, 2009

Bloomfield Hills

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announces that Sheryl L. Toby, Leader of the firm’s Bankruptcy Practice Group, was part of a panel addressing the topic, New Wave of Litigation – Fraudulent Transfers, Broken Commitments, Failure to Fund and Lack of Good Faith, at the 27th Annual Spring Meeting of the American Bankruptcy Institute held in National Harbor, MD April 1-4, 2009. Other panelists were The Honorable Steven W. Rhodes, Chief Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and Jo Ann Brighton of K&L Gates LLP in Charlotte, NC.

The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) is the largest multi-disciplinary, non-partisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes more than 11,500 attorneys, auctioneers, bankers, judges, lenders, professors, turnaround specialists, accountants and other bankruptcy professionals providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information.

A member of the Board of Directors of the ABI, Ms. Toby is a prominent bankruptcy and restructuring attorney with more than 20 years in the field. She is known for providing creative solutions to creditors, debtors and lenders in addressing troubled company situations, and for her ability to coordinate activities for clients in complex matters, including commercial litigation, that cross multiple legal disciplines. Her practice has included representing a wide range of clients including manufacturing, retail, healthcare, real estate, financial institutions, real estate entities in real estate workouts, and creditors committees, and she has extensive experience in addressing problems associated with critical supplier issues.

A resident of Sylvan Lake, Ms. Toby received a B.A. from Michigan State University and a J.D., cum laude and Order of the Coif, from Wayne State University.