TMA Network of Women in the News will be emailed monthly to all TMA NOW members to celebrate your accomplishments and expertise. The objective of TMA NOW in the News is to elevate the profiles of TMA NOW members so they are top of mind when members are looking for a referral for a matter, need to fill a speaking opportunity, need an article to be written, or are looking for someone to sit on a committee.
TMA NOW Member Accomplishments 
Sharon Kopman, with GA Global Partners, was recently appointed to the TMA Nominating Committee. Additionally on the work front, Sharon originated and negotiated a few key deals in the last month. First, GA Global Partners was retained and is in the process of liquidating Fresh & Easy's corporate headquarters and server facility. Second, GA Global Partners was retained by a Chapter 7 trustee to liquidate the offices of Good People of L.A. in downtown L.A. Finally, one of the companies Sharon works for owns proprietary auction-related software and recently closed on a large Software for Services Agreement with a well-known international company based in China.

Natalie E. Levine was recently promoted to Partner at Cassels Brock.

D.J. Miller, with Thornton Grout Finnigan, will be speaking on "Creative Solutions for Resolving Complex Insolvency Litigation" at a conference organized by The Advocates' Society in Toronto on June 20, 2016.

Neema T. Varghese, managing director of NV Consulting Services, a boutique financial advisory firm, received the 7th Annual Emerging Leader Award (previously the 40 under 40) from The M&A Advisor.

Barbara Yong, a bankruptcy partner at Golan & Christie LLP in Chicago, Illinois, recently spoke on "Asset Protection Planning" for CLE credit to the partners and associates of the Ziliak Law Firm. 
Upcoming TMA NOW Events
Wednesday, May 25

Thursday, May 26

Wednesday, June 8

Thursday, August 25

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Welcome Newcomers
Nan B. Braley, Greenberg Traurig LLP
Melinda C. Franek,
CNH Partners
Chelsea Hollenkamp,
MidCap Financial LLC
Wen Rittsteuer,
LM + Co
Emily Suzanne Rucker,
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Vanessa G. Spiro
My Chi To,
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP 
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About TMA Network of Women
The TMA Network of Women (TMA NOW) is an affinity group within TMA, created to foster female leadership by creating the premier business development and networking group for women in the turnaround community. TMA NOW aims to provide substantive educational programming and networking opportunities to promote career growth and help women break through the glass ceiling.   
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Las Vegas, Nevada 

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