Erin represents creditors and other parties in interest in bankruptcy proceedings, restructurings and out-of-court workouts, along with companies in financial distress. Erin has significant experience in retail and restaurant bankruptcy cases in which she represents owners and managers of shopping centers and addresses the full spectrum of related issues. Erin’s experience includes handling contested assumptions, assignments, and rejections of leases, litigating claims against a debtor’s estate, and related disputes over DIP financing, and issues related to a debtor’s plan of liquidation or reorganization. Erin also represents all types of clients in bankruptcy related litigation, include avoidance actions, claims defense, contested stay relief actions, cramdowns and cash collateral disputes.
In addition, Erin has experience representing liquidating trustees and plan administrators in the post-confirmation winddown of bankruptcy estates, including overseeing the liquidation of assets, claim reconciliation process and prosecution of avoidance actions.
Before joining the firm, Erin gained extensive experience in bankruptcy and litigation as an associate at a creditors’ rights firm in Boston, where she maintained a state and federal court practice in Massachusetts and New York.
Erin has represented clients throughout the country in debtor, committee, post-confirmation, and retail/landlord engagements. Examples include:
Committee and post-confirmation counsel: Hopedale Mining, LLC (Rhino Energy), JW Resources, Inc. and Cambrian Holding Company, Inc. as debtor counsel; Stein Mart, Inc. and Gordmans Stores, Inc.
Retail/landlord counsel: J.C. Penney, Francesca’s, Ascena Retail, Tailored Brands, GNC, Brooks Brothers, CEC Entertainment (Chuck E Cheese), California Pizza Kitchen, Sears, Forever 21, J.Crew, Pier 1, Buffets, Lucky’s Market and Toys “R” Us
University of Colorado, J.D.
University of Maryland, B.A., Government and Politics and Women Studies
First Circuit Court of Appeals
United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation
American Bankruptcy Institute
Cincinnati Bar Association
Ohio Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
May 19, 2020