(NEW YORK) Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP announced today that Litigation partner David A. Crichlow has been appointed co-chair of the Litigation Section's Bankruptcy and Insolvency Committee for the American Bar Association (ABA), one of the world's largest professional membership organizations and the nation's premier association for lawyers and law students.

"This is an ideal role for David, who has demonstrated strong leadership skills at the firm. He is a talented litigator whose excellent reputation and smart, pragmatic approach in handling a range of legal challenges will serve him well in his new leadership role with the ABA," said Katten Chairman Roger P. Furey.

Crichlow joined Katten's Litigation practice in New York in 2012 with extensive experience in commercial litigation, commercial fraud, bankruptcy litigation, securities, banking and class action litigation, as well as internal corporate investigations. He focuses on issues related to complex commercial disputes and represents large companies including banks, oil companies, indenture trustees and corporate directors before federal and state courts, administrative agencies and arbitration tribunals.

As partner, Crichlow has held the first chair position in significant litigation cases across the country and manages his cases from discovery through verdict. His track record of successfully defending clients includes resolving cases before trial, through mediation and arbitration, as well as zealous representation in the courtroom.

Crichlow was appointed to serve in the ABA role for the 2018–2019 bar year. He also has been named to the 2017 New York Super Lawyers list and recognized as part of The Legal 500 United States 2017 guide. Further, he is on the board of directors for the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and sits on the advisory board for the Legal Aid Society.

"I am honored and excited to take on this new role and put my time and energy into leading the committee toward meeting the goals and fulfilling the mission of the Litigation Section and ABA, as well as supporting the legal profession in any way I can," said Crichlow.