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Brigette’s experience covers a wide range of sectors, including retail, commodities, energy, food, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, and technology. Some of her significant debtor and estate fiduciary representations include In re Sears Holding Corporation; In re APP Winddown, LLC (fka American Apparel, LLC); In re Dean Foods Company; In re Verity Health System of California; In re Patriot National, Inc.; In re RS Legacy Corporation (fka Radioshack Corporation); In re WP Steel Ventures; In re Exide Holdings, Inc.; and In re LHI Liquidation Co., Inc. (fka Loehmann’s Holdings, Inc.). Brigette also represents creditors in high profile bankruptcy cases such as In re Purdue Pharma, L.P., In re Chinos Holdings, Inc. (J. Crew Group, Inc.), In re Charming Charlie Holdings, Inc.; and In re iPic-Gold Class Entertainment, LLC. In addition, she regularly represents Ryder System, Inc. as a creditor in various bankruptcy cases across the US. 

Education 

Nova Southeastern University, J.D.

University of Miami, B.B.A. in Political Science

Admissions 

Florida, New Jersey, New York

United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, District of New Jersey, Southern District of Florida, Middle District of Florida, and Northern District of Florida

Affiliations

Member of the Board of Directors for the Florida Chapter of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)

CLE and Presentations

Litigating the Ordinary Court of Business Defense in Preference Actions: What is Ordinary, and How Do You Prove It?, Southern Bankruptcy Law Institute Conference, April 2017


Publications

American Bankruptcy Institute – International Committee Journal, April 2015
Second Circuit Prioritizes Plain Language of the Bankruptcy Code over Comity Principles

American Bankruptcy Institute – Unsecured Trade Creditors Committee Journal, November 2014
Preferences and Credit Card Transactions: A Catch-22 for Creditors, or a Fair Recovery for the Debtor’s Estate?

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