Outstanding Women: Evelyn Biery

Law360, New York (April 16, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- If Evelyn Biery had been just two inches taller, she might never have become the renowned bankruptcy expert she is known as today.

After graduating from college in 1968 with a degree in English, math and Latin, she first tried to get a job as a flight attendant, but the venture proved unsuccessful.

“I was two inches too short and ten pounds too heavy for the rigid requirements of the olden days,” she recalled.

Her foray into the world of business also proved short-lived given her...
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