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Kerri Mumford

Attorneys

Kerri K. Mumford

Partner
302.467.4414
mumford@lrclaw.com

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Practice Areas: Corporate Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Bankruptcy Transactions, Bankruptcy Litigation

With over ten years of experience in corporate bankruptcy and restructuring, Kerri’s practice includes first-chair and co-counsel representations of national and regional clients in complex restructurings and financially distressed situations, including debtors, financial institutions,  secured lenders and other secured creditors, official and unofficial committees, indenture trustees and bondholders, asset purchasers, officers and directors, equity holders, liquidating trusts and other significant creditors, and parties in interest in a variety of national bankruptcy cases, mostly in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.  Kerri represents clients in a wide range of industries, including retail, food and beverage, oil and gas, and manufacturing.

Recognized as a Leading Individual in Bankruptcy and Restructuring in Chambers USA since 2013, Kerri is admitted to practice by the Supreme Court of Delaware, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.  She is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, the Delaware Bankruptcy Inns of Court, and the Bankruptcy Section of the Delaware State Bar.  Kerri graduated magna cum laude from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law in 2001.  While in law school, she was an Associate Editor of the Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy and published Who is Responsible for Fraternity Related Injuries on American College Campuses?, 17 J. Contemp. Health L. & Pol’y 737 (2001).  She received her B.A. in political science from High Point University in 1996.  Following graduation from law school, Kerri was an associate at Klett Rooney Lieber & Schorling, P.C. (now Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, P.C.) before joining Landis Rath & Cobb LLP at its inception in July 2003,  becoming partner in December 2009.

Education

Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2001
High Point University, B.A., Political Science, 1996

 Admissions to Practice

Delaware
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Memberships & Associations

American Bankruptcy Institute
International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, Board of Directors, 2017-18
Delaware Bankruptcy American Inn of Court
Bankruptcy Section of the Delaware State Bar
Delaware Chapter of International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, Ex-Officio Chair, 2011
Delaware Chapter of International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, Chair, 2010
Delaware Chapter of International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, Vice-Chair, 2009
Delaware Chapter of International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, Secretary, 2008

Awards

Chambers USA, Leading Individual, 2013-2017

Publications

Reading Between the Lines: Writing-Based Focus (Drafting Agreements), American Bankruptcy Institute Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop, August 2015

Diversity Issues in Practice, American Bankruptcy Institute Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop, August 2012

Analog Trouble in a Digital World: E-Discovery Issues, American Bankruptcy Institute Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop, August 2011

Who is Responsible for Fraternity Related Injuries on American College Campuses?, 17 J. Contemp. Health L. & Pol’y 737 (2001)

Panelist

Reading Between the Lines: Writing-Based Focus (Drafting Agreements), American Bankruptcy Institute Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop, August 2015

Diversity Issues in Practice, American Bankruptcy Institute Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop, August 2012

Analog Trouble in a Digital World: E-Discovery Issues, American Bankruptcy Institute Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop, August 2011

Selected Representations

Chapter 11 Debtors:

AES Thames L.L.C.
ALC Holding, Inc. (American Laser Centers)
Brookstone Holdings
Cobra Industries (Liquidating Trustee)
Cognistar Corporation
JMO Wind Down, Inc. (Jumio, Inc.)
LTAP US, LLLP
Pecus ARG Enterprises, Inc. (Black Angus Steakhouse)
Plassein International Corp.
Rouge Industries, Inc. (Special Counsel)
SW Liquidation, LLC (Saladworks)
SweetskinZ Holdings, Inc.
Tri-Valley Corporation

Chapter 7 Debtors:

Fonix Telecom, Inc.
LecStar Telecom, Inc.
Thompson Products, Inc.
U.S. Digital Television, Inc.

Official and Unofficial Committees/Liquidating Trusts:

Aegis Mortgage Corporation
Ascendia Brands, Inc.
AstroPower, Inc.
Copelands’, Inc.
Factory 2-U Stores, Inc. (Special Counsel)
Fansteel, Inc.
FFRT Residential LLC, et al. f/k/a Fairfield Residential LLC
Global Power Equipment Group, Inc.
Landauer Healthcare
Maxxim Medical Group, Inc.
ResMAE Mortgage
Riverstone Networks, Inc.
Rotec Industries, Inc.
Stone & Webster, Inc.
Thompson Products, Inc.
THQ Inc.
Tuscany International
Valley Media, Inc.

Major Creditors and Other Parties In Interest:

Allied Systems Holdings, Inc. (Major Creditor)
AbitibiBowater, Inc., et al (Major Creditor)
Aurora Foods (Secured Lender)
Bethny, LLC (Secured Lender)
Bi-Lo LLC (C&S Markets, Major Creditor)
Bruno’s Supermarkets, LLC (C&S Markets, Major Creditor)
CCS Medical, Inc. (Secured Lender)
Coram Healthcare, Inc. (Major Creditor)
Digital Domain Media Group (Secured Creditor)
DVI, Inc. (Major Creditor)
Exodus Communications (Major Creditor)
Foamex (Secured Creditor)
Gigabeam Corporation (Secured Creditor)
Highway Technologies Inc. (Secured Lender)
Isologen, Inc. (Secured Creditor)
Key 3 Media (Major Creditor)
LG Phillips Display USA, Inc. (Secured Creditor)
Mervyn’s Holdings, LLC, et al. (Major Creditor)
Met-Coil, Inc. (Largest Unsecured Creditor)
Milagro Holdings, LLC (Secured Creditor)
NewPage Corporation (Major Creditor)
Nortel (Major Creditor)
Phylos, Inc. (Landlord/Major Creditor)
Pillowtex (Major Vendor)
RadioShack (Secured Creditor)
Thaxton Group, Inc. (Largest Unsecured Creditor)
W.R. Grace (Major Personal Injury Creditors)
W.P. Steele (Secured Creditor)
White Rose, Inc. (Secured Lender and Asset Purchaser)