Shelley A. Kinsella

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Shelley A. Kinsella

 

Shelley A. Kinsella

WILMINGTON
(302) 384-9400

sak@elliottgreenleaf.com

Shelley A. Kinsella, a shareholder in the firm’s Wilmington, office, focuses her practice on bankruptcy and employment law matters.

She has experience in complex Chapter 11 reorganization and liquidation cases, representing debtors, unsecured creditors’ committees, trustees, and secured and unsecured creditors. She has also prosecuted and defended hundreds of bankruptcy avoidance and fraudulent conveyance actions, as well as managed the claims objection process for various debtor estates.

Ms. Kinsella also mixes her bankruptcy practice with employment and health care law issues. She recently has represented one of the country’s first official committee of long-term disability plan participants in the Nortel Networks, Inc., et al. chapter 11 bankruptcy case, as well as a former employee in a whistleblower / wrongful termination action in the Point Blank Solutions, Inc., et al. chapter 11 bankruptcy case.

She also represents employers in discrimination cases before the Delaware Department of Labor and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, including actions under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Age discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act, as well as providing counsel regarding general employment law matters.

Ms. Kinsella completed the American Bankruptcy Institute’s 40-hour Bankruptcy Mediation Training program and is a member of the Register of Mediators and Arbitrators for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Ms. Kinsella is admitted to the Delaware Bar and the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. Ms. Kinsella resides in Wilmington with her husband and two children. She has provided volunteer services for Alternative Court for Teens, ReadAloud Delaware, and the Office of the Child Advocate. She currently is a member of the Human Rights Campaign, working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equal Rights.

Ms. Kinsella earned a Bachelor of Arts with honors in Political Science and a minor in English from the University of California, Irvine. She graduated from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, where she was a member of the Moot Court team and was an ABA National Finalist. She was also Senior Articles Editor for the Entertainment Law Review.

This attorney in the news:

Shelley A. Kinsella, Panelist for Financial Poise Webinar - September 2015

Shelley A. Kinsella to Present on Evidentiary Issues That Arise in Bankruptcy Litigation at the American Bankruptcy Institute - July 2015

Shelley A. Kinsella Selected to Serve on the Delaware Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors - June 2015

Shelley A. Kinsella Appointed as Managing Shareholder of Elliott Greenleaf’s Delaware Office - January 2015

Rafael Zahralddin-Aravena, Shelley Kinsella and Eric Sutty serve as lead panelists at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s 20th Annual Business Lawyers’ Institute - November 2014

Elliott Greenleaf’s Shelley A. Kinsella and Eric M. Sutty were speakers at the Bastiat Society Meeting in Greenville, Delaware on November 7, 2013 - November 2013

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF SETTLES LANDMARK BANKRUPTCY CLAIM FOR DISABLED WORKERS IN NORTEL - May 2013

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF SELECTED CREDITORS COMMITTEE DELAWARE & CONFLICT COUNSEL IN ORMET CHAPTER 11 - April 2013

Shelley Kinsella, Stuart Smith, Joel Wolff and Stewart Greenleaf, Jr. Named Shareholders - December 2012

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF PROVIDES INSIGHTS TO DELAWARE MANUFACTURERS SEEKING INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION THROUGH EXPORTS - October 2011

FIRM SELECTED AS CO-COUNSEL FOR THE CREDITORS COMMITTEE IN GRACEWAY PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC BANKRUPTCY - October 2011

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF SECURES MEANINGFUL RECOVERY FOR UNSECURED CREDITORS AND TO PROMOTE THE CONTINUED EXISTENCE OF A LONG-STANDING BUSINESS - June 2011

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF PROVIDES A LANDMARK VOICE FOR LONG-TERM DISABLED EMPLOYEES IN NORTEL BANKRUPTCY CASES - June 2011

FIRM LEAD EFFORTS IN DELAWARE TO REORGANIZE NATIONAL HOMEBUILDER WITH CONFIRMED PLAN - December 2010

FIRM SELECTED AS DELAWARE AND CONFLICTS COUNSEL FOR THE CREDITORS COMMITTEE IN MAJOR CONSTRUCTION BANKRUPTCY - August 2010

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF SUCCESSFUL IN DISMISSING INVOLUNTARY BANKRUPTCY CASE RELATED TO FOUR SEASONS NEVIS RESORT - May 2010

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF SELECTED AS DELAWARE COUNSEL TO MONITOR IN CANADIAN BANKRUPTCY - April 2010

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF SELECTED AS DEBTORS’ DELAWARE AND CONFLICTS COUNSEL IN LARGE HOMEBUILDER CORPORATE BANKRUPTCY - March 2010

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF SELECTED AS DELAWARE SPECIAL LITIGATION CO-COUNSEL FOR QIMONDA RICHMOND LLC - August 2009

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF SELECTED AS DELAWARE & CONFLICT COUNSEL FOR CREDITORS COMMITTEE IN PROLIANCE INTERNATIONAL, INC. - July 2009

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF OBTAINS SIGNIFICANT RECOVERY FOR CREDITORS COMMITTEE ON SALE OF ASSETS - May 2009

FIRM SELECTED AS DELAWARE COUNSEL FOR THE CREDITORS COMMITTEE IN NORWOOD PROMOTIONAL PRODUCTS HOLDING, INC. BANKRUPTCY - May 2009

FIRM SELECTED AS DELAWARE COUNSEL FOR ACCREDITED HOME LENDERS - May 2009

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF SELECTED AS CREDITOR’S COMMITTEE COUNSEL IN FAIRCHILD CORPORATION BANKRUPTCY - April 2009

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF SELECTED AS SPECIAL LITIGATION & CONFLICTS COUNSEL TO WASHINGTON MUTUAL, INC. & WMI INVESTMENT CORP. - April 2009

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF SELECTED AS DEBTORS’ DELAWARE AND CONFLICTS COUNSEL FOR THE CHAPTER 11 CASE OF THE NATIONS’ LARGEST SPECIALTY SWIMWEAR CHAIN - April 2009