Lathrop GPM’s Alexander Porter Receives Emerging Leader of the Year Award from Turnaround Management Association’s Chicago/Midwest Chapter


CHICAGO (November 17, 2023)Lathrop GPM LLP is proud to announce that Alex Porter, associate in the firm’s Financial Services Practice Group, has been named Emerging Leader of the Year by the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) Chicago/Midwest Chapter. The award is presented to a professional early in their turnaround and restructuring career who has demonstrated exceptional involvement in the chapter and contributed to the turnaround industry.

The award will be presented in person as part of the Chapter’s Annual Executive Speaker forum on Nov. 16 at The Sheraton Hotel in downtown Chicago featuring keynote speaker Mike Krzyzewski, often referred to as "Coach K".

Porter earned the Emerging Leader of the Year Award due to his impressive track record staging successful events and programs for the TMA’s Chicago/Midwest Chapter including several networking and educational events providing access to new opportunities that led to new business and helped professionals gain the knowledge and expertise needed to succeed.

Porter earned his J.D., M.B.A. and LL.M. from The University of Akron School of Law in 2014 and earned his B.A., cum laude, from Northern Illinois University in 2011.

Established in 1988, TMA is the most professionally diverse organization in the corporate restructuring, renewal, and corporate health space. TMA has approximately 10,000 members in 54 chapters around the world, including 34 North American chapters. Members include turnaround practitioners, attorneys, accountants, advisors, liquidators, consultants, as well as academic, government employees, and members of the judiciary. TMA seeks to strengthen the global economy by working to save distressed businesses, assist management to navigate off-plan events, and help healthy companies avoid similar pitfalls.