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Bayard’s Director Evan Miller Named a 2021 ABI “40 Under 40” Emerging Leader in Insolvency Practice

Wilmington, Delaware- Bayard, P.A. announced today that one of the firm’s directors, Evan T. Miller, has been selected as an honoree of the American Bankruptcy Institute’s “40 Under 40” Emerging Leaders in Insolvency Practice initiative. Each year, the American Bankruptcy Institute’s steering committee reviews nominations for top professionals in the insolvency practice, all under 40, who are excelling professionally and within their community.  This year, Evan joins the ranks with a diverse group of professionals ranging in age from 33 to 40, all of whom happen to be partners, directors, or managing directors at their respective firms. Evan will be formally recognized at the ABI Winter Leadership Conference on December 10, 2021.

Evan concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate bankruptcy and restructuring, representing debtors (both voluntary and involuntary) and trustees, in addition to asset purchasers, landlords, official committees of unsecured creditors, secured creditors, vendors, and preference and fraudulent transfer litigants in bankruptcy courts across the country. His clientele stems from a wide range of industries, including aviation, restaurants, insurance, retail, healthcare, energy, and education, among many others.  In addition to in-court and out-of-court restructuring matters, Evan has experience handling commercial litigation in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania jurisdictions, as well as Delaware Statutory Trust matters. Evan is also a certified mediator for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware and is included on the Register of Mediators and Arbitrators maintained by the Court.  He has also served as an expert witness in the areas of restructuring and insolvency.

Since 2016, Evan has been recognized by Super Lawyers® magazine as a Delaware Rising Star in the practice area of business bankruptcy. Evan has also been named to Benchmark Litigation’s 40 and Under Hot List every year since 2019 for his work in bankruptcy litigation, a practice which expands across the country. In 2021, Evan was named an Emerging Leader by The M&A Advisor.

For more information about ABI’s “40 under 40” initiative, visit To see the entire list of honorees, click to read the press release from ABI here.

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