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Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee Member Biography
Jerry Patchan

Jerry Patchan has over forty years of bankruptcy service as a judge, attorney, educator, author and administrator. He established the National Bankruptcy Training Institute, was the Executive Director of the U.S. Trustee program, was a member of the Advisory Committee of Bankruptcy Rules, was a founding member and former board member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, a Fellow and former Board Member of the American College of Bankruptcy, is the author of Practice Comments for Federal Rules of Bankruptcy and has served as a consultant for the International Monetary Fund and World Bank during which he was involved in proposed legislative changes to Mexican Corporate and Insolvency Practice.

He was a recipient of the 2004 Distinguished Service Award of the American College of Bankruptcy.

Judge Jerry Patchan was awarded the William L. Norton, Jr. Judicial Excellence Award at the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges held in Las Vegas, Nevada, on October 20, 2009. The Award is given to a judge whose career embodies continued dedication and outstanding contributions to the insolvency community.

Last Updated 06/17/2011 communications@fdic.gov