MELAND RUSSIN & BUDWICK’S JAMES C. MOON ELECTED VICE CHAIR OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR LGBTQ ADVOCACY ORGANIZATION
MIAMI – February XX, 2019 – Meland Russin & Budwick, a Miami-based law firm providing real estate and developer representation, corporate bankruptcy and reorganization, receiverships, financial fraud and Ponzi scheme litigation, as well as complex commercial litigation to a broad array of corporate, fiduciary and individual clients, today announced that partner James C. Moon has been elected vice chair of the the board of directors of A Wider Bridge, an organization whose mission is to advocate for equality for the LGBTQ community within Israel and equality for Israel on the world stage. He will serve a one-year term.
In his role as vice chair, Moon will work with fellow board members to shape the agenda to best support the organization’s mission of education, advocacy, relationship-building and grant-making to help expand LGBTQ inclusion in Israel.
“I am deeply honored to have been elected to serve in a leadership role at A Wider Bridge, an organization dedicated to the noble ideals of equality and inclusion for a community that has been too long denied these basic human principles,” said Moon. ”Working together with my colleagues on the board, we will craft an impactful agenda that strategically advances the cause for our friends in Israel and around the world.”
At Meland Russin & Budwick, Moon focuses his practice on commercial litigation, creditors’ rights, workouts, commercial loan transactions and bankruptcy. He handles a broad variety of international, complex civil litigation and commercial disputes. Moon 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 being vice chair of A Wider Bridge’s board of directors, Moon is also a board member at SAVE, an organization dedicated to protecting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) against discrimination. He 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. He also served honorably as a submariner in the United States Navy.
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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