Chapter 11 Liquidating Trustee and Receiver representation and appointments
Ellen has a wealth of experience handling Chapter 11 cases as counsel for debtors, unsecured creditor committees, and lessors. She has also, specifically represented both operating and liquidating trustees in Chapter 11 cases, and has served as a court-appointed Chapter 11 liquidating trustee. Ellen was appointed Chapter 11 Liquidating Trustee for Cambrian Coal Company and Trinity Coal Company, and served as counsel for operating and liquidating trustees in other Chapter 11 cases which has provided her with a thorough understanding of the claims investigation and litigation process from the liquidating trustee position. Ellen has investigated and filed hundreds of preference actions, complex fraudulent conveyance actions and suits alleging breach of fiduciary duty against former principals of a debtor. In addition to prosecution of and administration of claims, Ellen has supervised the liquidation of real property, all manner of equipment and large machinery, thoroughbred horses, accounts receivable and general personal property. This experience ensures that she is adept at managing the liquidation and distribution process and coordinating the efforts and resources needed to ensure creditors’ interests are protected and the intended resolution is reached.