Meland Russin & Budwick’s James C. Moon Appointed to Board of Directors of LGBTQ Advocacy Organization
MIAMI – June 06, 2018 – Meland Russin & Budwick today announced that Partner James C. Moon has been appointed to the board of directors of SAVE, an organization dedicated to protecting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) against discrimination.
In his role on the SAVE board, Moon will work with fellow members to support the organization’s mission to advocate for equal rights for persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities through political advocacy, community outreach and candidate endorsement.
“It is an immense honor to have been appointed to the board of this organization that does such incredible and important work,” Moon said. “The tireless efforts SAVE puts forth on behalf of the LGBTQ community should be an inspiration to all. I’m looking forward to effectuating a positive change in our community and will work with my colleagues to eradicate discrimination against some of most vulnerable people in our society.”
At Meland Russin & Budwick, Moon focuses his practice on commercial litigation, creditors’ rights, workouts, commercial loan transactions and bankruptcy. Moon handles a broad variety of international, complex civil litigation and commercial disputes. He also represents trustees, receivers, official committees and individual creditors and corporate debtors in complex Chapter 11 proceedings, adversary proceedings in bankruptcy courts and out-of-court restructurings.
In addition to joining SAVE, James is an officer and board member of A Wider Bridge, whose mission it is to advocate equality for the LGBTQ community within Israel and equality for Israel on the world stage. James also served on the board of the Outshine Gay and Lesbian Film Festival and is the chair of the Inclusion Mentoring and Fellowship Committee of the Business Law Section of the Florida Bar, which is tasked with diversity outreach to and for the Florida legal community.
Moon received a law degree, with honors, from the University of Connecticut School of Law and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut.
About Meland Russin & Budwick
Meland Russin & Budwick is a Miami-based law firm that provides real estate and developer representation, corporate bankruptcy and reorganization, receiverships, financial frauds and Ponzi schemes litigation, and complex commercial litigation services to a broad array of corporate, fiduciary and individual clients. The firm was co-founded in 1993 by entrepreneurial, business-minded attorneys with a vision to create a results-focused, diverse firm that provides high-quality legal counsel along with a personalized, client-centric approach. As part of the firm’s culture of community service, its attorneys are actively involved at high levels with the local bar associations and serve on the boards of numerous community organizations. Its attorneys are recognized by Chambers and Partners and rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell. For more information, visit www.melandrussin.com
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