Marc E. Albert is a partner with Stinson LLP in Washington, D.C., and chairs its Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Group. He has concentrated over the past 35 years in the areas of financial restructuring, insolvency and creditors’ rights. Mr. Albert has represented debtors, creditor committees, lenders and other creditors. He has been appointed by the Office of the U.S. Trustee as operating trustee in chapter 11 and 7 cases, and he has been on the Chapter 7 Trustee Panel in the District of Columbia for over 30 years. He also serves as counsel in a variety of bankruptcy and nonbankruptcy matters, including representing numerous clients who have tax problems with the Internal Revenue Service or state tax authorities. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Albert was litigation counsel with the Tax Division of the Department of Justice. With three other attorneys, he started a boutique bankruptcy law firm that grew to become one of the leading bankruptcy firms in Northern Virginia. Mr. Albert maintains an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia, and before the U.S. Supreme Court. He is a member of the District of Columbia, American and Virginia Bar Associations, and the Walter Chandler Inn of Court, National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, ABI, World Affairs Council – Washington, D.C., and the George Washington University Law School Mentoring and Recruitment Program. He was recognized in 2015 with the Founders Award from World Affairs Council and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America from 2011-17 for Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation-Bankruptcy, Washington D.C. Super Lawyers from 2012-17 for Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, and the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in Bankruptcy/Restructuring. Mr. Albert received his B.A. in 1970 and his J.D. in 1973 from George Washington University, and his M.L.T. in 1984 from Georgetown University.