First Place in the 2016 Student Intern Competition

In September, Jessica Schultz was awarded first place in the 2016 Turnaround Management Association (TMA) Chicago/Midwest Chapter Student Intern Competition. Jessica is currently a third-year law student at UW-Madison Law School, and she spent the summer of 2016 as a Law Clerk with O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing, S.C.

TMA is a global non-profit organization comprised of turnaround and corporate renewal professionals with more than 9,000 members in 55 chapters worldwide. The competition involved both a written and oral component. Jessica’s application focused on work she performed with distressed and insolvent businesses under the supervision of Seth Dizard, a Shareholder of the firm who frequently serves as a court-appointed receiver for distressed companies.