Scott Friedman Joins GCG as Assistant Director, Bankruptcy

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GCG Expands Its Bankruptcy Team

His legal expertise and extensive background will be a great addition to our team and an asset to the large, complex bankruptcy cases we administer.

GCG (The Garden City Group, Inc.), the nation’s recognized leader in class action settlement administration, bankruptcy case management and legal notice programming, is pleased to welcome the newest member to its bankruptcy team, Scott Friedman, assistant director, bankruptcy.

Bringing more than 12 years of bankruptcy experience to GCG, Friedman will actively support the day-to-day management of GCG’s bankruptcy matters. “We’re extremely pleased to have Scott join our expanding bankruptcy team,” said Angela Ferrante, vice president, bankruptcy, GCG. “His legal expertise and extensive background will be a great addition to our team and an asset to the large, complex bankruptcy cases we administer.”

Friedman most recently served as counsel at the law firm of Jones Day, where he focused on restructuring matters and complex bankruptcy cases. In this role, he was responsible for representing debtors, creditors and other parties in Chapter 11 cases. Prior to joining Jones Day, he practiced at the firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP, where he represented Chapter 11 debtors and creditors. Earlier in his career, Friedman served as a law clerk to the Honorable Laura Taylor Swain in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York. Friedman earned his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School, magna cum laude, and his Bachelor of Arts from Brown University, magna cum laude.

“GCG has a strong national platform and is known for its high-quality bankruptcy administration services and expertise,” said Friedman. “I am looking forward to working with GCG’s talented team and supporting their continued growth and dedication to clients coast-to-coast.”

About The Garden City Group, Inc. (GCG)
GCG (http://www.gcginc.com) is the recognized leader in legal administration services for class action settlements and other claims administration, bankruptcy cases and legal noticing programs, with more than 1,000 employees in offices coast-to-coast. GCG has been named Best Claims Administrator by the New York Law Journal for three years in a row. The firm has been engaged in many high-profile distribution matters, including the General Motors bankruptcy, the $20 billion Gulf Coast Claims Facility and the $7.8 billion Deepwater Horizon Economic Property Damages Settlement, the $6.15 billion WorldCom settlement, the $3.4 billion Native American Trust Settlement and the $3.05 billion VisaCheck/MasterMoney Antitrust settlement.

About Crawford
Based in Atlanta, Ga., Crawford & Company (http://www.crawfordandcompany.com) is the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to the risk management and insurance industry as well as self-insured entities, with an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries. The Crawford System of Claims Solutions® offers comprehensive, integrated claims services, business process outsourcing and consulting services for major product lines
including property and casualty claims management, workers compensation claims and medical management, and legal settlement administration. The Company’s shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbols CRDA and CRDB.

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