Sarah B. Boehm

Counsel

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Industries
Education
  • University of Richmond School of Law, JD, cum laude, Senior Notes and Comments Editor, University of Richmond Law Review, 2000
  • Miami University, BA, 1995
Admissions
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Affiliations

Member, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., American Inn of Court

Board of Governors, Newsletter Editor, Bankruptcy Law Section, Virginia State Bar, 2013-2016

Chair, 2008-2010; Membership Co-chair, 2011-2012, Virginia Network of the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation

Member, International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation

Newsletter Editor, Business Reorganization Committee, 2008-2010; Member, American Bankruptcy Institute

Executive Committee, Bankruptcy Section, Richmond Bar Association

Member, Standing Committee on Local Bankruptcy Rules, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 2009-2011

Sarah's practice focuses on representing corporate debtors, creditors committees and creditors in a variety of business Chapter 11 cases. Sarah also has experience representing a variety of creditors in matters involving Chapter 5 causes of action, automatic stay and discharge injunction violations, and bankruptcy-related Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and Fair Credit Reporting Act matters.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods LLP, Sarah worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Douglas O. Tice, Jr., Chief Judge, and the Honorable Blackwell N. Shelley, both from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

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Represent DIP Lenders in Penn Virginia Corporation

Represent DIP Lenders in Alpha Natural Resources

Represent DIP Lenders in Patriot Coal II

Represent AMF Bowling Worldwide, Inc. as Chapter 11 debtor

National bankruptcy counsel for Sprint Nextel.

National bankruptcy counsel for leading financial institution regarding mortgage, servicing and loss mitigation matters.

Represent Circuit City Stores, Inc. as Chapter 11 debtor.

Represent US Airways Group, Inc. as Chapter 11 debtor (2002 and 2004 cases).

Represent Workflow Management, Inc. as Chapter 11 debtor.

Represent Ennstone Inc. as Chapter 11 debtor.

Represent A. Wimpfheimer & Bro., Inc. as Chapter 11 debtor.

Represent Brill Media Company, LLC as Chapter 11 debtor.

Represent Motient Corporation as Chapter 11 debtor.

Represent secured lender in Movie Gallery, Inc.

Represent unsecured creditors committee in Rowe Furniture, Inc.

Represent chairperson of unsecured creditors committee in FLYi, Inc.

Represent unsecured creditors committee in NTELOS, Inc.

Named to "Virginia Super Lawyers," Bankruptcy: Business, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2016-2017

Selected for inclusion in America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Virginia, Chambers USA, 2015-2016

Named to "Virginia Rising Stars," Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2008-2013, 2015

Named to "Legal Elite," Virginia Business, 2009-2012, 2014

Author, "Stripping it Down – Real Estate Issues in Bankruptcy," Virginia Lawyer, Vol. 64, February 2016
Co-author, "Serving Subpoenas in Cases and Proceedings," American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Vol. XXX, No. 4, May 2011
Co-author, "When Abstinence Is the Best Policy," American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Vol. XXX, No. 3, April 2011
Co-author, "Utilities after BAPCPA: What's Changed?," American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Vol. XXVI, No. 2, March 2007
Speaker, "Litigating in the Bankruptcy Courts," Virginia Continuing Legal Education Webcast, July 2011
Speaker, "Computers, Ghosts and Other Ethical Issues," TBBA 19th Annual Bankruptcy Conference, February 2011
Speaker, "Landlord/Tenant Issues in Bankruptcy," Sterling Educational Series, October 2008
Speaker, "Effect of Bankruptcy on Enforcing and Collecting Judgments," Lorman Educational Services, September 2008