NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - Apr 16, 2014) - Waller, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, retail and hospitality industries, today announced that Katie G. Stenberg was elected to the firm's Board of Directors. Stenberg, a partner in Waller's Nashville office, leads the firm's Finance and Restructuring practice.
"As both an attorney and a colleague, Katie has earned the respect of her peers and clients, and she is recognized as a leader within the firm," said Waller chairman John Tishler. "We're extremely fortunate to have her insight and experience on the Board."
Stenberg oversees Waller's Finance and Restructuring practice which is comprised of more than 20 attorneys and paralegals who assist a wide range of corporate and financial services clients in commercial finance transactions, bankruptcy matters and corporate restructuring efforts. During her tenure as practice group leader, Waller has represented prominent trustees in the two largest municipal bankruptcies in U.S. history -- the City of Detroit's $18 billion case filed in 2013 and Jefferson County, Alabama's $4 billion case filed in 2011.
Stenberg's practice focuses on the representation of lenders, healthcare companies, secured creditors, creditor committees, and indenture trustees in financial transactions, bankruptcy proceedings, corporate reorganizations, and state and federal court litigation. She earned her J.D. in 2002 from the University of Cincinnati College of Law. She earned a B.A., with distinction, in 1998 from the University of Nevada. Stenberg serves on the Boards of the Mid-South Commercial Law Institute and the Middle Tennessee Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association. Additionally, she is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the American Health Lawyers Association.
In addition to Stenberg and Tishler, Waller's Board of Directors includes Robert E. Boston, Robert "Bo" R. Campbell, Jr., Robert L. Harris, and E. Brent Hill.
Waller is headquartered in Nashville, Tenn. with offices in Birmingham, Ala., Austin, Tex., and Memphis, Tenn. With approximately 200 attorneys, Waller helps clients navigate a diverse range of complex transactional, regulatory and litigation issues across myriad industries. Founded in 1905, Waller has client relationships spanning decades because clients, time and again, come for the lawyer and stay for the firm(SM). For more information, please visit www.wallerlaw.com.