February 7, 2023

Volume XIII, Number 38

Lisa P. Sumner

Lisa practices in the areas of Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation, and she is the Assistant Leader of our Financial Services Section. She is licensed and has practiced in the federal and state courts in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.

Representative Experience

  • Represent secured and unsecured creditors, including creditors’ committees, in bankruptcy court on contested matters such as cash collateral, DIP financing, claims objection and lien contests, stay relief, confirmation, and executory contracts

  • Represent creditors and debtors in out-of-court workouts and forbearance agreements

  • Represent bidders and purchasers of assets from a bankruptcy estate as well as debtors or trustees selling assets in bankruptcy

  • Represent creditors in defense of preference actions as well as debtors, trustees or committees in prosecution of avoidance actions

  • Represent banks and other business interests as plaintiff and defendant in commercial litigation including lender liability

  • Significant experience representing agricultural lender in Chapter 11 and Chapter 12 bankruptcy cases

Articles in the National Law Review database by Lisa P. Sumner