Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring Partner Tara J. Schellhorn has been elected Vice Finance Director of the International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) for 2023. IWIRC is the premier international, networking and professional growth organization for women in the restructuring and insolvency industry. Tara said, “I’m thrilled to be joining the Executive Committee this year as IWIRC celebrates its 30th anniversary. I am looking forward to working alongside this group of talented and passionate leaders to help continue to grow IWIRC and further our mission. IWIRC has been, and continues to be, a critical part of my professional development. I am grateful to be afforded the opportunity to give back to an organization that has already given me so much.”
Tara has been deeply involved in IWIRC initiatives and leadership for many years. She is the Immediate Past Chair of IWIRC-NJ, U.S. Networks Director for the International Board of Directors of IWIRC, and former chair of the IWIRC at the Shore conference. In 2021, Tara was honored with IWIRC’s prestigious Melnick Award, which is awarded annually to a member whose contributions to IWIRC, over an extended period of time, have been truly outstanding and inspiring. Riker Danzig is a proud longtime sponsor of both IWIRC International and IWIRC-NJ.
In addition to her involvement with IWIRC, Tara currently serves as Vice Chair of the Lawyers Advisory Committee for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey, Communications Manager of the American Bankruptcy Institute's Emerging Tech Committee, and Co-Chair of the Morris County Bar Association's Women Lawyers Committee.
See www.iwirc.com for more information on IWIRC.
Tara J. Schellhorn