Indianapolis, IN WW/Press/September 28, 2018 – Michael K. McCrory, Partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP, was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2018-2019 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
“I have boundless energy and a genuine desire to accomplish my clients’ goals.” – Michael K. McCrory
Barnes & Thornburg LLP is one of the largest firms in the U.S., with more than 600 legal professionals throughout 14 offices in Atlanta, California, Chicago, Delaware, Indiana, Michigan, Minneapolis, Ohio, Texas and Washington, D.C. Barnes & Thornburg’s professionals serve clients from more than 50 dedicated practice and industry areas. Their main areas of focus include litigation, intellectual property, labor and employment, white collar crime, corporate law, governmental services and finance, energy, telecommunications, transportation and utilities, environmental, real estate, health care, creditors’ rights and construction law. They also represent many of the world’s largest companies in U.S. legal matters and assist a broad array of U.S. companies operating abroad to achieve their international business objectives. With experience in a wide range of legal matters, Barnes & Thornburg is a leader in today’s global marketplace.
Michael K. McCrory, a partner in the Indianapolis office of Barnes & Thornburg, is the Indianapolis Administrator of the Finance, Insolvency and Restructuring Department and a member of the Corporate Department. He has served on the firm’s Management, Recruiting, and Client Relations committees. He is admitted to practice before the state and federal courts in Indiana, the United States Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.
Mr. McCrory’s areas of concentration include business, commercial, bankruptcy, and creditors’ rights issues, including workouts and loan restructurings, representation of secured and unsecured creditors and creditors’ committees in bankruptcy cases, commercial and bankruptcy mediation, real estate foreclosures, repossessions and general collections, and Uniform Commercial Code issues.
Mr. McCrory received his B.S., cum laude, from Indiana State University and his J.D., cum laude, from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law (formerly Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis). He successfully completed the American Bankruptcy Institute/St. John’s University School of Law Bankruptcy Mediation Training Course and is a registered civil mediator in Indiana. Mr. McCrory is a member of several organizations including the firm’s Financial Institutions Practice Group and serves as co-chair of the firm’s Global Services Practice Group and its Automotive Industry Services Team. He regularly works with manufacturers and automotive suppliers to address a broad range of matters including contract negotiation and enforcement, collections, and bankruptcy issues.
Mr. McCrory is also a member of the firm’s Higher Education Practice Group, and has advised clients on multiple issues relating to student loan dischargeability and student loan documentation and compliance issues. He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and has been certified by the American Board of Certification as a Business Bankruptcy Specialist. He previously served as chair of the Corporation, Banking and Business Law Section of the Indiana State Bar Association and the Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Section of the Indianapolis Bar Association. He is a member of the American, Seventh Circuit, Indiana State, and Indianapolis Bar Associations
Mr. McCrory has been recognized by Indiana Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America on multiple occasions. In the 2016, 2017 and 2018 editions, Best Lawyers recognized him as a “Lawyer of the Year” for his work in litigation – bankruptcy.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.