Shanti Katona of Polsinelli PC Elected to ABI's Board of Directors

Shanti Katona of Polsinelli PC Elected to ABI's Board of Directors

Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that Shanti M. Katona of Polsinelli PC (Wilmington, Del.) has been elected to ABI’s Board of Directors. An ABI member since 2010, Katona is a co-chair for the Advisory Board of ABI’s Mid Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop and co-chairs ABI’s Diversity Working Group, was a member of ABI’s inaugural “40 under 40” class, participates on ABI’s Asset Sales, Secured Credit and Unsecured Trade Creditors Committees, and authored a number of ABI Journal articles. She will serve a term of three years on the 60-member ABI Board of Directors.

Katona works with debtors and creditors in all capacities, including handling numerous adversary actions. Her litigation experience is dynamic and includes a variety of matters — from fraudulent transfer and preference litigation to prosecuting breaches of fiduciary duty. Katona approaches each matter by evaluating the claims and formulating cost-effective litigation strategies that are specific to each matter and client. She also has experience representing financial institutions and other creditors in the enforcement and workout of commercial and real estate loans, in both federal and state courts. Katona also concentrates her practice in the areas of complex commercial litigation and patent litigation in Delaware’s state and federal courts.

The complete list of directors and officers is available at


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