New York, NY, July 27, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP (www.clm.com) is pleased to announce that Susan Power Johnston has joined the firm as counsel effective July 16, 2012. She will practice in the Firm’s Corporate Trust and Insolvency and Creditors’ Rights Group. She has experience representing indenture trustees, examiners, debtors and creditors’ committees in insolvency proceedings, and has served as a Chapter 11 trustee in bankruptcy.
“We are very pleased that Susan has joined us,” said Lawrence Carnevale, the head of Carter Ledyard’s Litigation Department. “She will bring additional skills and experience to our corporate trust and insolvency practices, which are very strong and growing.”
Ms. Johnston obtained her B.A. from Emory University in 1975 with highest honors and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Ms. Johnston received her J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1979, where she worked on the Civil Rights Civil Liberties Law Review. A former Southern District of New York, Assistant U.S. Attorney from 1985 to 1989, she is a member of the American Law Institute, International Insolvency Institute and member of the editorial advisory panel for Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice. Ms. Johnston has authored many articles and is frequently published in a number or financial and bankruptcy related trade publications. She was most recently a counsel in the New York office of Covington & Burling.
Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP (www.clm.com), established in 1854, has approximately 100 attorneys and has been headquartered on Wall Street since its founding. Carter Ledyard's general practice includes corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, litigation, intellectual property, environmental, employment, media and technology, investment regulation, antitrust, trusts and estates, maritime, ERISA, exempt organizations, real estate, tax and bankruptcy. A significant part of the firm's practice involves representing overseas-based clients and their U.S. affiliates, financial institutions and other financial services providers, governmental entities and media and technology clients.