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.
About Lathrop GPM LLP
Lathrop GPM is a full-service, Am Law 200 law firm with more than 325 attorneys in 12 offices. Our attorneys provide a full spectrum of corporate legal services: business transactions, litigation, intellectual property and trusts & estates. We help businesses, organizations and individuals grow and succeed, anticipate trends, plan for challenges and bring their visions to life. Clients recognize Lathrop GPM for our commitment to client service, legal project management and innovative pricing capabilities. The firm is nationally recognized for our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, with a Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certification Plus status and Top Performer and Compass Award Winner recognitions by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity. A Multilaw and Employment Law Alliance affiliate, we have the resources of more than 90 independent law firms in 100 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.lathropgpm.com.