University Settlement appoints Peter B. Siroka to its Board of Directors

Peter B. Siroka (Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP) has been elected to University Settlement’s Board of Directors, the nation’s first settlement house announced today.

Peter specializes in restructuring and insolvency at Fried Frank, which he joined in 2006. An attorney with a broad range of transactional and litigation experience in representing troubled companies and their creditors, he is recognized by Legal 500 in Finance: Restructuring (including Bankruptcy): Corporate.

After graduating cum laude from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Peter earned his J.D. cum laude from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. A life-long New Yorker, he lives in Brooklyn with his family.

“We are grateful to welcome Peter to our Board,” said Melissa E. Aase, CEO of University Settlement. “Peter’s deep roots in New York City and strong commitment to his neighbors make him an excellent fit for our community. Fried Frank has long been a significant supporter of our agency, and adding Peter to our board further strengthens our partnership.”

“I am thrilled to join the board of an organization that makes a tremendous impact in the lives of thousands of New Yorkers every year,” said Siroka. “For generations, University Settlement has listened and responded to the priorities of its neighbors, and I am looking forward to partnering with its leaders as we continue to build on that vital legacy.”

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