Skillful in bankruptcy proceedings and litigation, Brittany delivers a variety of legal solutions to creditors' committees, commercial creditors, debtors, and others in complex bankruptcies, workout scenarios, insolvency situations, and related circumstances and disputes.

Overview

Brittany has successfully represented unsecured creditors' committees, debtors, and large commercial creditors in complex chapter 11 cases in Minnesota, Texas, the Southern District of New York, Delaware, South Dakota, and elsewhere. She has also represented landlords, tenants, purchasers, and sellers in commercial and residential real estate disputes.

Brittany has drafted briefs for the bankruptcy court, district court, and appellate level. Brittany is at her best when circumstances are the most challenging.

Experience

Brittany was an invaluable member of the team representing the committees of unsecured creditors (the abuse survivors) in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Diocese of Duluth, Diocese of New Ulm, and Diocese of Winona bankruptcies.

Brittany manages all bankruptcy matters for several Fortune 500 companies, including handling avoidance action litigation, claims and contract disputes, plan objections, relief from stay motions, and adversary proceeding defense.

News & Insights

Publications

Co-author with David Weissbrodt, "The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention: Procedures and Summary of Jurisprudence," Human Rights Quarterly, 2016 

"Expanding the Integration Mandate to Employment: The Push to Apply the e Principles of the ABA and the Olmstead Decision to Disability Employment Services," 30 ABA Journal of Labor & Employment Law, 155, 2014

Recognitions

Recognitions

Named “Attorney of the Year” by Minnesota Lawyer alongside colleagues Ed Caldie and Robert Kugler for their work representing the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis bankruptcy case.

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

Northeast Investors Cooperative

International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Conference, Minnesota Chapter, Treasurer

American Bankruptcy Institute

Minnesota State Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • New York

Education

University of Minnesota Law School, J.D.

  • ABA Journal of Labor & Employment Law, Editor-in-Chief
  • ABA/Bloomberg BNA Award for Excellence in Labor and Employment Law 
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers Equal Justice Award 
  • University of Minnesota Human Rights Law Award 

Wesleyan University, B.A.

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