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Adam J. Ruttenberg

Adam J. Ruttenberg, Esq., was appointed to the Board effective January 5, 2024.  He is a partner at Beacon Law Group, LLC, where his principal areas of practice are bankruptcy litigation and business reorganization, representing debtors, creditors, and bankruptcy trustees.  He learned bankruptcy during almost five years at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in an office responsible for the defaulted loans of approximately 40 failed banks.  Mr. Ruttenberg was previously an attorney at Looney & Grossman LLP, Posternak Blankstein & Lund LLP, and ArentFox Schiff LLP. 

Mr. Ruttenberg majored in mathematics in college and worked in an actuarial program at John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company prior to attending law school.  He earned his B.A. summa cum laude at Yale University and his J.D. magna cum laude at Harvard Law School.  He was admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1989, following a judicial clerkship in New Haven, Connecticut with Judge Jose A. Cabranes, then of the US District Court for the District of Connecticut. 

He is a member of the Massachusetts Bankruptcy Court Attorney Advisory Committee for the Local Rules (where he is chair of the Business Subcommittee), the Boston Bar Association (where he is co-chair of the Strategic Thought Leadership Committee of the Bankruptcy Section), the MCLE Business and Commercial Law Curriculum Advisory Committee, and the American Bankruptcy Institute.

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