PeopleBryce A. Suzuki

Bryce A. Suzuki

PeopleBryce A. Suzuki

  • University of Iowa (J.D., with distinction, 2003)
  • Brigham Young University (M.A.,2000)
  • Brigham Young University (B.A.,1998)

  • Turnaround Management Association (TMA Global)
    • Global Board of Trustees (2016-2018, 2020-Present)
    • Executive Board - VP of Communications (2019)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bar Association
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
    • Co-Chair, Restructuring and Bankruptcy Committee (2013-2015)
  • Arizona Asian American Bar Association
    • President (2010-2011)
    • Board Member (2007-2015)
  • State Bar of Arizona Committee on Minorities and Women in the Law, Chair (2007-2008)

Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • “Alternative Dispute Resolution Provisions in Bankruptcy,” ABI Southwest Conference (September 2019)
  • “Blockchain: From Digital Currency to Smart Contracts and Beyond,” State Bar of Arizona Annual Conference (June 2019)
  • “The Matrix: New Technology in Bankruptcy,” ABI Rocky Mountain Conference (January 2019)
  • “Blockchain, Bitcoin and Beyond,” ABI Caribbean Insolvency Symposium (January 2019)
  • “The ABCs of Electronic Currencies,” ABI Southwest Conference (September 2018)
  • "TECHTalks: Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, and Distributed Ledger Technology,” State Bar of Arizona Annual Conference (June 2018)
  • “Blockchain and Law Practice,” ASU Center for Law, Science & Innovation CLE Series (April 2018)
  • “Blockchain and Bankruptcy,” Guest Lecturer, ASU Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law (September 2017-2019)
  • “A Hospital Reorganization Case Study,” Arizona Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association (April 2017)
  • “Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, Banking and What’s Next," Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association (April 2016)
  • “Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Beyond: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know about Emerging Crypto-Technologies,” Arizona Association of Corporate Counsel (February 2016)
  • “Jurisdictional Issues after Wellness, Stern, and Executive Benefits,” State Bar of Arizona Annual Conference (June 2015)
  • “Bitcoin and the Brave New World of Cryptocurrency,” Association of Finance Professionals (February 2015)
  • “Stressed About Distress,” ABA Section of Litigation Annual Conference (April 2014)
  • “Who Wants to Be a Section 363 Millionaire?,” Program Chair, NAPABA National
    Conference (November 2013)
  • “Current Issues in Chapter 11 Real Estate Bankruptcies,” TMA Western Regional Conference (July 2013)
  • “Comparative Issues Regarding Cash Collateral and DIP Financing,” State Bar of Arizona Annual Conference (June 2013)
  • “Recent Legal Developments Affecting the Credit Function,” National Electronic Distribution
    Credit Association (June 2013)
  • “Bankruptcy Issues for Litigators,” NAPABA Webinar (June 2013)
  • "Real World: Zone of Insolvency (Doing Business with a Financially Distressed Company)," NAPABA National Conference (November 2011)
  • “A Fresh Look at Avoidance Actions,” Arizona Bankruptcy Practice, PESI (October 2010)

  • The Best Lawyers in America© (2018-Present)
  • TMA Global, Turnaround of the Year Award: Mid-Size Company (2017)
  • M&A Advisor, Healthcare/Life Sciences Deal of the Year Award (2017)
  • Arizona's Finest Lawyers (2013-Present)
  • Super Lawyers, Southwest Super Lawyer (2020-Present), Southwest Rising Stars (2012-2013)
  • Best Lawyers Under 40, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) (2011)
  • Guest of President Barack Obama, reception honoring Asian American and Pacific
    Islander Heritage (2010)

  • U.S. Japan Council
    • Japanese American Leadership Delegation (2019)
    • Council Leader (2019-Present)
  • ASU Center for Law, Science and Innovation, Research Fellow (2017-Present)
  • ASU Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Adjunct Professor (2018-Present)
  • Arizona Equal Access to Justice Foundation, Board Member (2017-Present)
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow (2011-Present)
  • Japanese American Citizens League, Arizona Chapter (2007-present)

  • Spanish
  • French
  • Japanese

  • Arizona

  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona
  • United States District Court, District of Colorado