Kathryn Z. Keane

Associate

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Education
  • The University of Alabama School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Senior Editor, Alabama Law Review, 2009
  • The University of Mississippi, BA, International Studies, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2006
Admissions
  • Georgia
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Affiliations

Member, American Bankruptcy Institute

Presenter, Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE) classes in local schools throughout D.C., Maryland, and Virginia

Georgia Network Board of Directors, International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, 2011-2014

D.C. Network, International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, 2016

Katie practices in the areas of restructuring and insolvency, where she represents debtors, fiduciaries (such as chapter 11 trustees and plan administrators) and other parties through all stages of the bankruptcy process.

In addition, Katie regularly advises clients on out-of-court workouts and related insolvency matters in federal and state courts. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Keane worked in the Atlanta office of an international AM Law 50 firm.

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Katie Keane
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T: +1 703 712 5116F: +1 703 712 51861750 Tysons Boulevard
Suite 1800
Tysons, VA 22102-4215

National bankruptcy counsel for top national telecomm client

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

Represented public-government sponsored enterprise in defense of state and federal court cases in Nevada involving super-priority HOA liens

Represent plan administrator and liquidation trustee for the estates of affiliated chapter 11 debtors in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware

Represent government contractor in its chapter 11 case in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Represented pharmaceutical company in its chapter 11 case in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware

Represented aerospace manufacturer and government contractor in its chapter 11 case in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware

Represented the directors and officers of several failed community banks against claims of breach of fiduciary duty asserted by the FDIC and bankruptcy trustees

Represented chapter 11 trustee of chapter 11 debtor in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Georgia

Named an "Associate to Watch" in America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Virginia, Chambers USA, 2017

Co-author, "Re-“Structuring” Dismissal Flexibility: An Analysis of the Supreme Court’s Jevic Decision," American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, May 2017
Co-author, "Emerging Trends in Distressed Oil Patch," Oil & Gas Financial Journal, October 2016
Co-author, "Coudert Brothers-Lessons for Litigators," Law360, April 2, 2012
Author, Pamela Bucy et.al., States, Statutes, and Fraud: A Study of Emerging State Efforts to Combat White Collar Crime, 31 Cardozo L. Rev. 1523, 2010