WILLIAM L. NORTON III is a Member of the law firm Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, 1600 Division St., Suite 700, Nashville, Tennessee, 37203 (615-252-2397). He graduated from Vanderbilt University (B.A., 1975; J.D., 1982). He practices in the commercial finance area and focuses primarily in creditor’s rights and insolvency law. Mr. Norton is Certified as a Business Bankruptcy Specialist and is a Fellow with the American College of Bankruptcy. He teaches bankruptcy law as an Adjunct Professor in Bankruptcy Law at Vanderbilt University School of Law and is the Editor in Chief for Norton Bankruptcy Law and Practice 3d (Thomson-Reuters) and Co-Author of the Creditor’s Rights Handbook (Thomson-Reuters 2008). He serves as Institute Manager for Norton Institutes on Bankruptcy Law. Mr. Norton is Past President of the American Board of Certification and is a Director Emeritus. He is a Past President of the Tennessee Turnaround Management Association; a Past Board Chair of the Mid-South Commercial Law Institute; a Past First Vice President of the Nashville Bar Association; and a past Board Chair of the Nashville Conflict Resolution Center. He is an approved Rule 31 mediator by the Tennessee Supreme Court.