Bruce Markell Is the Recipient of the Lawrence P. King Award
The Commercial Law League of America (CLLA) has awarded Bruce A. Markell of Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law the 2022 Lawrence P. King Award. Recipients of the award are chosen for their scholarship, advocacy, judicial administration, or legislative activities in the field of bankruptcy.
“I knew Professor King, and it is a distinct honor and privilege to receive an award named after him,” said Markell in the announcement. “I can only hope to achieve the standards of scholarship, teaching and service that Professor King set.”
Markell served as a judge on the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Nevada from 2004 until 2013 when he became the Jeffrey A. Stoops Professor of Law at Florida State University School of Law. In 2015, Markell was appointed the Professor of Bankruptcy Law and Practice at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law.