Crowe & Dunlevy Attorney Named Delegate for American Bar Association

The Oklahoma County Bar Association has chosen Crowe & Dunlevy attorney William H. Hoch to serve as a member of the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association (ABA). Hoch will serve as one of 72 Oklahoma delegates beginning later this year.

The House of Delegates is responsible for establishing ABA policy in regard to the administration of the ABA and to the ABA’s position on professional and public issues. Delegates are responsible for attending mid-year and annual meetings and keeping their constituencies apprised of actions taken by the House, as well as presenting any issues of concern from their constituencies to the House.

“This appointment is a testament to Will’s dedication to the legal community and his clients,” said Kevin Gordon, president of the firm. “We are proud to have him represent the Oklahoma County Bar Association and Crowe & Dunlevy on a national level and thank Will for his service to the legal profession, our firm and our clients.”

Hoch is a director in the firm’s Oklahoma City office and serves as chair of the Bankruptcy & Creditor's Rights Practice Group. He has practiced at the firm since 1995, concentrating in the areas of creditor’s rights, bankruptcy, commercial litigation, foreclosure, Fair Debtor Collection Practices Act, TILA litigation, RESPA litigation, HOEPA litigation and related litigation.

He is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell and listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Mortgage Banking and Foreclosure Law; Litigation/Banking Finance; Litigation/Bankruptcy; Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law/Insolvency and Reorganization; and Commercial Litigation). Hoch has also been selected as a Super Lawyer in the areas of business litigation, bankruptcy and creditor rights and general litigation. He received the Oklahoma Bar Association's Public Service Award in 2006. He is a past recipient of the Oklahoma County Bar Association’s Leadership in Law award in both 2006 and 2014.

Hoch is immediate past chairman of the board of directors for the City Rescue Mission, a local homeless shelter. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, Oklahoma County Bar Association, Arizona Bar Association and American Bankruptcy Institute. Hoch is a regular lecturer and adjunct professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law in the area of creditor’s rights and bankruptcy and federal litigation.

Hoch received his Juris Doctor from the Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America and has a Bachelor of Arts from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

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