Kristin B. Mayhew

Overview

KRISTIN B. MAYHEW  practices primarily in the areas of corporate restructuring, creditor’s rights and commercial litigation. Ms. Mayhew represents creditors’ committees, secured lenders, Chapter 11 trustees, purchasers of assets, commercial landlords, trade creditors, and debtors-in-possession in both reorganizations and liquidations in federal bankruptcy court.

Ms. Mayhew has also represented plaintiffs and defendants in bankruptcy avoidance actions such as preferences and fraudulent transfers. Her commercial litigation practice focuses on resolving business-related disputes such as breach of contract actions, commercial foreclosures, and Uniform Commercial Code actions. Ms. Mayhew's litigation practice includes work in both state and federal courts.

  • Representation of Chapter 11 Trustee of Connecticut nursing home.
  • Representation of Chapter 11 Trustee of liquidating asbestos products company with over $6 billion in asbestos liabilities.
  • Representation of official Committee of Unsecured Creditors to an in-home healthcare provider and its seven (7) subsidiaries in Chapter 11 pending in the District of Connecticut.
  • Representation of Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors to a computer software company and its eleven subsidiaries in Chapter 11 pending in the District of Connecticut.
  • Representation of healthcare corporation and its fifteen subsidiaries as debtors in Chapter 11 proceeding in the District of Delaware.
  • Represented unsecured creditor in contested confirmation proceeding in the bankruptcy case of MobileMedia Communications, Inc. in the District of Delaware.
  • Represented numerous lenders in commercial forceclosure proceedings in and out of court workouts in Connecticut.
  • Representation of foreign representative in ancillary proceeding pursuant to Section 304 of the Bankruptcy Code in the Southern District of New York.
  • Represented commercial lessor in connection with property lease to Chapter 11 debtor in the Allegheny Health Education & Research Foundation bankruptcy proceeding in the Western District of Pennsylvania.
  • Representation of lessor of commercial property in Chapter 11 case of U.S. One Communications in District of Delaware.
  • Representation of institutional lenders in numerous real estate bankruptcies.
  • Represented trustees, debtors and creditors in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 in bankruptcy-related litigation involving asset sales, claims objections, preferences, fraudulent conveyances, relief from the automatic stay, executory contracts and unexpired leases.
  • Represented Chapter 7 Trustee, prosecution of fraudulent transfer action arising from LBO, significant settlement for the Estate.
  • Represented owner of distressed assisted living facilty and sale of same.
  • Successfully defended preference recipient in adversary proceedings brought in CT, DE, NH, PA, NJ, NY and CA.

Overview

KRISTIN B. MAYHEW  practices primarily in the areas of corporate restructuring, creditor’s rights and commercial litigation. Ms. Mayhew represents creditors’ committees, secured lenders, Chapter 11 trustees, purchasers of assets, commercial landlords, trade creditors, and debtors-in-possession in both reorganizations and liquidations in federal bankruptcy court.

Ms. Mayhew has also represented plaintiffs and defendants in bankruptcy avoidance actions such as preferences and fraudulent transfers. Her commercial litigation practice focuses on resolving business-related disputes such as breach of contract actions, commercial foreclosures, and Uniform Commercial Code actions. Ms. Mayhew's litigation practice includes work in both state and federal courts.

  • Representation of Chapter 11 Trustee of Connecticut nursing home.
  • Representation of Chapter 11 Trustee of liquidating asbestos products company with over $6 billion in asbestos liabilities.
  • Representation of official Committee of Unsecured Creditors to an in-home healthcare provider and its seven (7) subsidiaries in Chapter 11 pending in the District of Connecticut.
  • Representation of Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors to a computer software company and its eleven subsidiaries in Chapter 11 pending in the District of Connecticut.
  • Representation of healthcare corporation and its fifteen subsidiaries as debtors in Chapter 11 proceeding in the District of Delaware.
  • Represented unsecured creditor in contested confirmation proceeding in the bankruptcy case of MobileMedia Communications, Inc. in the District of Delaware.
  • Represented numerous lenders in commercial forceclosure proceedings in and out of court workouts in Connecticut.
  • Representation of foreign representative in ancillary proceeding pursuant to Section 304 of the Bankruptcy Code in the Southern District of New York.
  • Represented commercial lessor in connection with property lease to Chapter 11 debtor in the Allegheny Health Education & Research Foundation bankruptcy proceeding in the Western District of Pennsylvania.
  • Representation of lessor of commercial property in Chapter 11 case of U.S. One Communications in District of Delaware.
  • Representation of institutional lenders in numerous real estate bankruptcies.
  • Represented trustees, debtors and creditors in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 in bankruptcy-related litigation involving asset sales, claims objections, preferences, fraudulent conveyances, relief from the automatic stay, executory contracts and unexpired leases.
  • Represented Chapter 7 Trustee, prosecution of fraudulent transfer action arising from LBO, significant settlement for the Estate.
  • Represented owner of distressed assisted living facilty and sale of same.
  • Successfully defended preference recipient in adversary proceedings brought in CT, DE, NH, PA, NJ, NY and CA.

Education

Lafayette College (B.A. )
Penn State U. - Dickinson School of Law (J.D. magna cum laude )

Admissions

State of Connecticut
State of New Jersey
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court, EDPA
U.S. District Court, MDPA

Memberships

President of the Turnaround Management Association, Connecticut Chapter, (2009-2011)
Chairman of the Turnaround Management Associate, Connecticut Chapter (2012-2014)
Member of the Board of Directors, Turnaround Management Association, Connecticut Chapter (2007-2019)
Connecticut Bar Association, Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section, Secretary and Treasurer (2018-2019)
Connecticut Bar Association, Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section, Executive Committee
Connecticut Bar Association
Connecticut Bar Foundation
International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, Connecticut Chapter, Board Member (2009-2019)
The Business Council of Fairfield County - Leadership Program
American Bankruptcy Institute
American Bar Association