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Chrisandrea L. Turner

Chrisandrea L. Turner

Chrisandrea (Chrissie) Turner of our Lexington office is a bankruptcy and creditors’ rights litigator focusing on corporate bankruptcy and restructuring and adversary proceeding defense.  Ms. Turner regularly represents lenders, trade creditors, lessors and lessees, sureties, and large creditors in Chapter 11 matters and complex bankruptcies around the country.  Her litigation practice includes receiverships, preferential and fraudulent transfer defense in bankruptcies, nondischarge of debt adversaries and foreclosure. Chrissie's discipline of practice touches areas beyond bankruptcy, including environmental actions, healthcare matters and corporate transactions. Working closely with multiple Stites service groups, Chrissie is able to advise our clients on issues they face both inside and out of creditor-oriented matters.

Recent Assignments

  • Represent secured creditor/company owner against fraud claims asserted by Unsecured Creditors Commitee in Bankruptcy
  • Represent corporate creditors in nondischarge trials
  • Defend corporate creditors in multi-million dollar preference actions
  • Serve as national counsel for medical air transport services in 11 states

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Before Stites & Harbison

Upon graduating from law school, Chrissie clerked for Hon. Judge Joseph M. Hood, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, and Hon. Judge Eugene E. Siler, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  She began her bankruptcy practice in 2001, and has litigated bankruptcy matters in Kentucky, Delaware, Connecticut, California, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Indiana, Missouri and New York.

More Than Stites & Harbison

Chrissie serves as Chair of Women Leading Kentucky and is active in the American Bankruptcy Institute. She is a member of the board of directors for Leadership Kentucky (2015-18).

Professional Accolades

Best Lawyers in America®, Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization Law (2018-19)

Community Involvement

  • Women Leading Kentucky, Chair
  • Leadership Kentucky, Board of Directors (2015-18)