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

Firm News

July 23, 2015

Elliott Greenleaf’s Shelley A. Kinsella will participate in a panel for the American Bankruptcy Institute on Friday, July 24, 2015 entitled “Time for Trial: Evidentiary Issues in Bankruptcy Litigation.” This presentation is a part of the ABI’s 20th Annual Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop.

Shelley A. Kinsella, counsel to the firm in its Wilmington office, focuses her practice on bankruptcy, commercial litigation, and employment law. She is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation (Membership in The Fellows is limited to less than one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction).

Ms. Kinsella has experience in complex chapter 11 reorganization and liquidation cases, and practices in many aspects of bankruptcy, representing debtors, unsecured creditors’ committees, equity committees, trustees, and secured and unsecured creditors. Ms. Kinsella represents reorganized debtors, committees and trusts in bankruptcy related litigation, including preference actions and fraudulent conveyance actions. Ms. Kinsella is also currently involved in bankruptcy litigation for large corporate entities, including director’s and officer’s liability matters.

Ms. Kinsella is admitted to the Delaware Bar and the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. She is an active member of the Delaware Bankruptcy Inns of Court and the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the American Bar Association.

She is also a mediator on the mediator panel for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware and completed the American Bankruptcy Institutes Mediation Training Program at St. John’s University.

The American Bankruptcy Institute is the nation’s largest association of bankruptcy professionals, made up of over 12,000 members in multidisciplinary roles, including attorneys, auctioneers, bankers, judges, lenders, professors, turnaround specialists, accountants and others. ABI is committed to serving its members with high-quality conferences, comprehensive continuing education, effective legal research, and dynamic networking opportunities.

Panel Topic:

Time for Trial: Evidentiary Issues in Bankruptcy Litigation


This panel, which includes a bankruptcy judge, experienced litigators, and an expert witness, will explore through a mock trail various evidentiary issues that routinely arise in trials in bankruptcy court.

The expert panel includes:

Honorable Benjamin A. Kahn, U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D.N.C.); Greensboro, NC (Moderator)
Jacob A. Brown, Akerman; Jacksonville, FL
Melissa Davis, KapilaMukamal, LLP; Fort Lauderdale, FL
Amy Denton Harris, Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Prosser, P.A.; Tampa, FL

Shelley A. Kinsella, Elliott Greenleaf; Wilmington, DE