James T. Markus (ex officio)
James Markus is a co-founder and member of Markus Williams Young & Zimmermann LLC, and is the President of the American Bankruptcy Institute. Previously he served as Vice-president for Education of the ABI. Jim is also certified by the American Board of Certification as a Business Bankruptcy Specialist. Jim specializes in the representation of secured creditors, lessors, asset purchasers, official committees, debtors and trustees in commercial transactions, distressed debt transactions, workouts, restructurings, and Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. He has a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School, J.D. and an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.