April A. Wimberg Named September 2016 University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law Alum of the Month
BGD attorney April A. Wimberg has been named the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law’s “Alum of the Month” for September 2016. She graduated from the law school in 2013. During the interview, April discusses her favorite professor, the school's impact on her legal career, and why Brandeis was the right fit for her. She also shares details about her practice and experience prior to BGD. A segment of the interview is below; the entire interview is available on the law school website here.
What advice do you have for law students today?
Treat law school as your first legal job. Law school is your opportunity to build your legal reputation. That reputation will one day help you with job opportunities, referrals and representing clients across the table from your classmates.
April is an attorney in the firm's Litigation practice group, where she focuses her practice in bankruptcy matters and creditors’ rights, as well as complex commercial litigation. She has an extensive background in corporate finance and strategy, as well as experience representing clients in state and federal courts on a wide range of issues.
Prior to joining the firm, April spent ten years working on Wall Street and in corporate strategy for Fortune 50 companies. She has assisted companies across the globe with a wide range of business services from raising capital to managing working capital.