Ms. Kara Coyle
AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW
B.A., POLITICAL SCIENCE AND HISTORY
UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE
KARA is a partner in the firm’s bankruptcy and restructuring group, where she focuses her practice on representing corporations as debtors in-possession in chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. She is also a member of the firm’s Hiring Committee. Her recent debtor-in-possession representations include Zohar III Corp., Enduro Resource Partners LLC, Ascent Resources Marcellus Holdings LLC and The PMI Group Inc. In addition to representing corporate debtors, Kara represents many lenders, noteholders and other significant creditors in insolvency cases and restructuring workouts. Her recent notable representations in this area include Access Holdco Management and its affiliates in their assignment for the benefit of creditors, as well as certain former directors and officers of Patriot National.
Kara serves on the advisory board for ABI’s Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop. She is a frequent presenter on a variety of insolvency topics, with a particular emphasis on Third Circuit precedent.
Since 2003, Kara has served as a guardian ad litem to numerous children in foster care in Delaware, including in successful appeals before the Delaware Supreme Court. She was recently recognized with the H. James Conway Award for exemplary pro bono legal service to the Wilmington community and the Delaware Bar.