Jennifer Larson Cree
Practice Areas: Corporate Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Bankruptcy Litigation and Corporate Litigation
Jen concentrates her practice in the areas of Corporate Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Bankruptcy Litigation and Corporate Litigation.
Prior to joining Landis Rath & Cobb, Jen was an associate with a national law firm where her practice focused on Complex Commercial Litigation. Jen also served as the law clerk for The Honorable Ferris W. Wharton of the Delaware Superior Court and The Honorable Robert B. Coonin and The Honorable Arlene Minus Coppadge of Delaware Family Court. While in law school, Jen interned for The Honorable Mary F. Walrath in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Jen graduated cum laude from Widener University School of Law (now Delaware Law School) in 2013. Jen is a 2007 graduate of University of Notre Dame where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.
Jen is admitted to practice by the Supreme Court of Delaware, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware and the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association, Rodney Inn of Court, Delaware Bankruptcy Inn of Court, International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) and is the chair of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Law Practice Committee.
Jen’s recent representations include:
- Representing 2 separate entities regarding an issue of first impression: whether a private commercial arbitration qualifies as a proceeding before a foreign or international tribunal for purposes of 28 U.S.C. § 1782. In two separate actions, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware granted each company’s ex parte application seeking discovery for use in a foreign private commercial arbitration pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1782. In re: Application of Storag Etzel GmbH for an Order, Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1782, to Obtain Discovery for Use in a Foreign Proceeding, Case No.: 19-mc-00209-CFC (Del. District Court); In re: Application of EWE GASSPEICHER GmbH for an Order, Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1782, to Obtain Discovery for Use in a Foreign Proceeding, Case No.: 19-mc-109-RGA (Del. District Court).
Widener University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2013
University of Notre Dame, B.B.A., 2007
Admissions to Practice
U.S. District Court District of Delaware
Memberships & Associations
Delaware State Bar Association
Rodney Inn of Court
Delaware Bankruptcy Inn of Court
American Bar Association, Chair of the Young Lawyers Division Law Practice Committee
International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation
Best Lawyers® Ones to Watch 2022
Chapter 11 Debtors:
Bertucci’s Holdings, Inc., et al.
Destination Maternity Corporation
Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (Special Counsel)
Pernix Sleep, Inc.
Welded Construction, L.P. (Special Counsel)
Official and Unofficial Committees:
Samuels Jewelers, Inc. (John J. Carney, as Examiner)
Significant Creditors, Lender and Other Parties in Interest:
Essar Steel Minnesota LLC and ESML Holdings, Inc. (Lender/ Litigation Party)
Mattress Firm, Inc. (Creditor)
Patriot National, Inc. (Lender)
TK Holdings, Inc. (Significant Creditor)
TPOP, LLC (Lender/Litigation Party)