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.
by staff reporter, Attorney At Law Magazine, April 7, 2022
Bankruptcy Primer for In-House Counsel
Kentucky Bar Association Corporate Counsel Section, Lunchtime Webinar Series, November 9, 2021
by Vince Sullivan, Law360.com, January 17, 2020
panel speaker, presented by Women's Law Caucus, University of Kentucky College of Law, March 27, 2019
Fair Debt Collection Procedures Act - What you Need to Know
Fair Credit Reporting Act - Advice to Businesses
What to do when the Subcontractor is financially troubled, or worse, files bankruptcy?
Money Back Guarantee?
What it means when your Subcontractor files bankruptcy
Recovering Your Goods From a Bankrupt Buyer
Collection Law from Start to Finish
Protecting Creditors' Rights
Non-wage Garnishments to Set-off
Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy Service Group, Chair
Firm Recruiting Committee, former Member
Lexington Office Recruiting Committee, former Chair
Leadership Kentucky, Board of Directors (2015-present); Executive Committee (2022-present)
Women Leading Kentucky, former Chair (2015-18)
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.
Chrissie is active in the American Bankruptcy Institute and previously served as Chair of Women Leading Kentucky. She has served as a member of the board of directors for Leadership Kentucky since 2015.
Best Lawyers in America®, Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy (2018-22)
Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers (2020)
Stites & Harbison attorneys, Brian Pollock, Chrissie Turner and Corey Dunn recently published an article for Thomson Reuters focused on local bankruptcy rules for the Western District of Kentucky.
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that attorney Chrisandrea Turner has been appointed Chair of the firm’s Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy Service Group.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 93 lawyers are included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Additionally, 11 attorneys are named as “Lawyer of the Year” and 14 attorneys are recognized in “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch,” which recognizes attorneys early in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.
Although the Bankruptcy Code does not define “executory contract,” the widely adopted definition explains it as a “contract under which the obligation of both the bankrupt and the other party to the contract are so far underperformed that the failure of either to complete performance would constitute a material breach excusing the performance of the other.” Bankruptcy Judge Martin Isgur of the Southern District of Texas, In re Cornerstone Valve, LLC, et al, Case No. 19-30869, recently held that a creditor’s failure to properly analyze its contract with the debtor resulted in its otherwise valid unsecured claim being untimely filed.
In this recorded webinar, Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy attorneys Elizabeth Lee Thompson, Brian M. Bennett, Chrisandrea L. Turner and John S. Wathen discuss the latest legal issues impacting businesses during these uncertain economic times.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 82 lawyers are included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Lawdragon has named Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Chrisandrea Turner to its inaugural 2020 Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers. Turner is one of only seven Kentucky attorneys honored.
On January 14, 2020, in a 9-0 ruling, the United States Supreme Court held that a creditor’s failure to appeal a stay relief denial within 14 days of the order’s entry renders the appeal untimely under 28 U.S.C. § 158(c)(2) and Fed. R. Bankr. P. 8002(a).