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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 News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Commercial Real Estate: A Looming Crisis of Workouts, Foreclosures, and Bankruptcies

Kentucky Bar Association Annual Convention, Northern Kentucky Convention Center, May 9, 2024

Significant Bankruptcy Issue Pending Before U.S. Supreme Court

Wage Garnishments and Client Responsibilities

Speaker, Kentucky Paralegal Association Conference, November 2, 2023

Local Bankruptcy Rules: Kentucky (W.D. Ky.)

Bankrupt Hemp Co. Can't Get Back Payments In Contract Row

by Mike Curley, Law360.com, June 2, 2023

Local Bankruptcy Rules: Kentucky (E.D. KY)

Local Bankruptcy Rules: Kentucky (W.D. Ky.)

Chrisandrea Turner Chair of Stites & Harbison's Bankruptcy Service Group

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

Ritzen Gives Bankruptcy Attys Comfort with Final Orders

by Vince Sullivan, Law360.com, January 17, 2020

Working Parents

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

National Business Institute Seminar, June 5, 2018

Fair Credit Reporting Act - Advice to Businesses

National Business Institute Seminar, June 5, 2018

What to do when the Subcontractor is financially troubled, or worse, files bankruptcy?

Construction Seminar, September 13, 2017

How to Effectively Use Outside Counsel and Save Attorney Fees

Without Consent of Skipped Creditor

Money Back Guarantee?

American Bankruptcy Institute, Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop, July 2016

What it means when your Subcontractor files bankruptcy

Construction Seminar, March 18, 2015

Recovering Your Goods From a Bankrupt Buyer

The Goods, Kentucky Association of Manufacturers, February/March 2015

Collection Law from Start to Finish

National Business Institute, Lexington, Ky., May 6, 2014

Protecting Creditors' Rights

speaker, Sterling Education Services, September 2013

Recent Bankruptcy Ruling on Unrecorded Mortgage Gives Bank Win Over Trustee

Non-wage Garnishments to Set-off

Financial Institutions seminar, Keeneland, April 2013
Recent Assignments
Bar Admissions
Kentucky
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
Firm Leadership

Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy Service Group, Chair

Firm Recruiting Committee, former Member

Lexington Office Recruiting Committee, former Chair

Memberships
American Bankruptcy Institute
American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Fayette County Bar Association
Women Lawyers Association
Leadership Kentucky, Class of 2013; Leadership Kentucky Alumni Association
International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation
Community Involvement

Leadership Kentucky, Board of Directors (2015-present); Executive Committee (2022-24)

Leadership Lexington, Class of 2013

Dv8 Vocational Training Foundation, Board of Directors (2022-present)

Women Leading Kentucky, former Chair (2015-18)

Education
More Than 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.

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.

Accolades

Best Lawyers in America®, Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Bankruptcy (2018-24)

Chambers USA, "America's Leading Lawyers for Business," Bankruptcy (2011-23)

Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers (2020, 2022-23)

Lawdragon 500 Leading Global Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers (2024)

Turner Best Lawyers2024
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Press Releases

Chrisandrea Turner Earns 2024 Lawdragon Global Honor in Bankruptcy & Restructuring

Lawdragon has named Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Chrisandrea Turner to the 2024 Lawdragon 500 Leading Global Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers. Turner has been recognized four times by Lawdragon – three times in the U.S. guide and once in the current global guide, which replaces the U.S. guide. Turner is the only Kentucky attorney honored in 2024.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC July 11, 2024
Press Releases

Chambers USA Honors 25 Stites & Harbison Attorneys for 2024

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Chambers USA selected 25 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in Kentucky and Tennessee for inclusion in their 2024 guide. The Chambers USA guide ranks the top law firms and leading attorneys in the United States.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC June 07, 2024
Client Alerts

Significant Bankruptcy Issue Pending Before U.S. Supreme Court

In December 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Harrington v. Purdue Pharma, L.P., Case No. 23-124. Purdue Pharma is the drug manufacturer of the prescription opioid, OxyContin, an alleged contributor to a major public health crisis involving loss of life due to overdose. Chrisandrea Turner takes a look at the case in this Stites & Harbison Client Alert.

by Chrisandrea L. Turner April 04, 2024
Press Releases

Chrisandrea Turner Selected for Leadership Lexington’s Class of 2023-24

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Leadership Lexington has selected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Chrisandrea L. Turner as a member of the 2023-24 Leadership Lexington program.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 29, 2023
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison, PLLC Lawyers Named to 2024 Best Lawyers® Publications

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 101 of its lawyers are included in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 24, 2023
Articles

Local Bankruptcy Rules: Kentucky (W.D. Ky.)

Attorneys Brian Pollock, Chrisandrea Turner, and Corey Dunn authored this Practice Note summarizing selected rules of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Kentucky.

by Corey Dunn , Brian R. Pollock , and Chrisandrea L. Turner June 12, 2023
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison, PLLC Lawyers Named to 2023 Best Lawyers® Publications

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 98 of its lawyers are included in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Additionally, 11 Stites & Harbison attorneys are named as “Lawyer of the Year” and 19 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.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 18, 2022
Articles

Local Bankruptcy Rules: Kentucky (E.D. KY)

Bankruptcy attorneys Brian Pollock, Chrisandrea Turner and Elizabeth Thompson discuss Kentucky bankruptcy rules in this Practical Law Practice Note.

by Brian R. Pollock and Chrisandrea L. Turner August 03, 2022