October 2, 2009
Irving Sulmeyer 1927-2009Announcement from SulmeyerKupetz
It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our founder and friend
Irving passed away peacefully on September 26, 2009.
His loving memory is a comfort to his beloved wife Rachel and his five children
Lisa, Stephen, Karen, John, and Michael
Irving graduated Order of the Coif from Stanford Law School in 1951. He will be remembered in the Bankruptcy community as one of the first attorneys to establish an insolvency boutique in 1952, and remained at its helm for more than 50 years. His keen intellect and negotiating skills are legendary. A true gentlemen, Irving guided SulmeyerKupetz with foresight, purpose and fairness.
Irving was a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, author of several Collier handbooks and contributing editor to the Collier Bankruptcy guide
Irving will be fondly remembered and sorely missed by all who knew him.
The family encourages contributions in his memory to: City of Hope or Return to Freedom - a wild horse sanctuary (see returntofreedom.com)
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