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Joseph B.C. Kluttz

Joseph Kluttz focused his practice on the structuring and restructuring of large financial transactions to avoid and manage insolvency risk. He has had extensive experience with Chapter 11 bankruptcies. Among other recognition, Joseph was ranked in “Band 1” among Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyers in Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers.

Prior to attending law school, Joseph was a staff member of the United States Senate Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights.

  • Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2005-2017
  • Selected to the North Carolina Super Lawyers list, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2007-2017
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 1), 2005-2016
  • Recipient, Thomas S, Kenan III Medal for leadership in the arts
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
    • Business Law Section Council, 2002-2006, Executive Committee, 2004-2006
    • Committee to Review Revised Article 9, 1999-2000
  • Official North Carolina Comment to Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act, Drafting Committee, 1997
  • Board of Directors, Southminster, Inc. (CCRC), 2013-present
  • North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation (Board of Trustees, 2002-2010; President, 2006-2010)
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission (Member, 1979-1987; Chair, 1986-1987; Re-appointed, 2002-2008)
  • Christ Church Foundation (Member, 1989-1995; Board of Directors, 2001-2006; Chair, 2005-2006)
  • Historic Rosedale Foundation (Board of Directors, 1988-1998; Chair, 1997)
  • North Carolina Citizens for Business and Industry (Board of Directors, 2001-2008)
  • Mint Museum of Art (Board of Directors, 1988-1994)
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