After serving for two years as chair of the Uniform Law Commission Legislative Council, John McGarvey has now been appointed to serve as Chair of Division E of the Uniform Law Commission from July 16, 2015, through the end of the Annual Meeting in July 2017. Among his new duties will be serving on the UCC Committee and the Permanent Editorial Board of the Uniform Commercial Code.
John’s practice concentrates on secured transactions, municipal law, the representation of banks and other lenders in litigation, and matters under the Uniform Commercial Code. His legal accomplishments have been recognized by his election to the American Law Institute and inclusion in lists such as Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Top Lawyers and Preeminent Attorneys.
John is a member of numerous legal organizations, including multiple Uniform Commercial Code task forces and advisory committees. He is an adjunct secured transactions professor at the University of Kentucky College of Law, and has taught hundreds of seminars on legal issues involving financial institutions and credit extenders. John is a shareholder, chairperson of the firm’s Executive Committee and a member of the Marketing Committee.