Soneet R. Kapila Named ABI President-Elect

Soneet R. Kapila Named ABI President-Elect

Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that Soneet R. Kapila of KapilaMukamal, LLP (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) has been selected by the ABI Board of Directors to be President-Elect. He will become president for a one-year term, starting at ABI’s 2023 Annual Spring Meeting. An ABI member since 1994, Kapila was recently ABI’s Treasurer, a co-chair of ABI’s Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop and a contributing author to ABI’s Fraud and Forensics: Piercing Through the Deception in a Commercial Fraud Case, and he is a regular speaker at ABI events and a contributor to the ABI Anthony H.N. Schnelling Endowment Fund.

Kapila is a founding partner of KapilaMukamal, LLP (formerly Kapila & Co.). For over 20 years, he has concentrated his efforts in the areas of insolvency, fiduciary and creditors’ rights matters. He represents other bankruptcy trustees, debtors, and both secured and unsecured creditors in and out of bankruptcy court. Kapila is a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy, and he has been named one of the Power Leaders in Law and Accounting by the South Florida Business Journal and Best Trustee by the Daily Business Review’s “Best of 2012.” In addition, the South Florida Business Journal honored him with its Key Partners Award. Kapila received his M.B.A. from the Cranfield School of Management Studies in England.

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