The Alabama Legislature confirmed the appointment of Tim Lupinacci, of Vestavia, to the University of Montevallo Board of Trustees on March 9.
Lupinacci, shareholder in the Baker Donelson’s Birmingham office, is chair of the firm’s financial services department. He concentrates his practice in the areas of bankruptcy and restructuring, financial services and transactions, and health law. He has extensive experience with workouts and bankruptcies involving defaulted commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) loans.
Lupinacci is a 1988 graduate of the University of Montevallo where he received his bachelor’s degree in mass communication. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt University School of Law in 1991.
Lupinacci is Baker Donelson’s representative in the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council. He is also the co-founder of Baker Donelson’s CMBS Special Servicer blog. He was honored as Fellow of The American College of Bankruptcy in 2015
Lupinacci and his wife, Ellen McElwee Lupinacci, are active alumni of the University of Montevallo. They have donated both their time and financial resources toward student scholarships. The Lupinaccis have also served as class representatives for the UM National Alumni Association. He is currently serving as co-chair of the UM comprehensive campaign.
ABOUT THE UM BOARD OF TRUSTEES:The University of Montevallo Board of Trustees is the governing body of the institution. Duties of the UM Board of Trustees include selecting a president, approving the budget, securing of adequate financial resources, establishing broad institutional policy, and supporting the administrative and educational functions of the institution and those officers and employees responsible for them. Board meetings and committee meetings are posted on the Secretary of State’s website in accordance with the Alabama Open Meetings Act.