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Katrina A Kershner

Katrina A Kershner

  • Bankruptcy, Personal Injury
  • Texas
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Business, commercial litigation, transactional, and bankruptcy attorney with experience representing lenders, investors, borrowers, insurance companies, debtors and creditors, and plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes litigations, bankruptcies, workouts, transactions, asset protection, liquidations, management disputes, and financial matters. CURRENT/RECENT CLIENTS: Representation of major U.S. retailer; Texas-based regional lender; Los Angeles-based restructuring and bankruptcy firm; Grammy nominated multi-platinum recording artist, and Illinois-based commercial lessor. LITIGATION: Lead litigation counsel in complex tort and contract disputes. Exceptional legal advocacy in state, federal, and bankruptcy courts, and in all pre-trial and trial aspects of litigation, including discovery, summary judgement, mediation, settlement, and appeals; thorough preparation of witnesses, experts, and corporate representatives for testimony. CORPORATE COMPLIANCE & RISK MANAGEMENT: Advise companies of state and federal laws and regulations applicable to business operations, risk management, financial matters, and asset protection; advise lenders, business borrowers, guarantors, investors, secured parties, realty entities, corporations and partnerships that own and manage substantial assets. CONTRACTS: Negotiate and prepare business contracts and commercial agreements, including purchase and sale agreements, leases, security agreements, loan documents, forbearance agreements, assignments, and management and partnership agreements.

Practice Areas
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Business Law, Commercial Litigation, Business Bankruptcy
Represented parties in business and risk management matters, commercial litigation and bankruptcy, federal, state, and bankruptcy courts, and in the negotiation of business agreements; advocated in all phases of litigation, transactions, workouts, compliance matters, entity formation, and in connection with security interests, asset protection, commercial leases, and judgment enforcement. Representation of partnerships, property owners, investors, and creditors.
Business Law, Commercial Litigation, Business Bankruptcy
Litigated bankruptcy, federal, and state cases for Chambers recognized law firm specializing in Chapter 11 cases and commercial reorganizations. Practiced in all phases of litigation in federal, bankruptcy, and state courts in connection with business bankruptcies, compliance, securities actions, contract disputes, fraudulent transfer and guaranty claims, secured transactions, workouts, and judgement enforcement.
Business Law and Consumer Litigation
Litigated federal and state, commercial contract and tort claims involving manufacturer warranties, real estate claims, and breach of contract claims; managed discovery and drafted drafted pleadings, summary judgment, pretrial and trial motions, contracts, and settlement agreements; conducted depositions and witness and expert interviews, and argued at hearings.
Consumer and Products Liability Litigation
Litigated and settled products liability claims filed in TX, CA, MS, and MA; attended depositions and hearings, counseled clients, interviewed witnesses and experts, analyzed claims and damages; advised senior partners of litigation-climate in multiple jurisdictions; established referral business.
Judicial Law Clerk to Presiding, Supreme Court Justice
Judicial law clerk of highest appellate court in state of Mississippi, serving to the Presiding Justice; drafted majority and dissenting opinions published by the Court; assisted in resolution of appeals addressing congressional redistricting, statutory construction, constitutional, UCC, and death penalty claims; briefed Justices prior to arguments and en banc hearings; briefed counsel concerning oral argument procedure.
Southern Methodist University
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
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Columbia University
B.A. (1998) | Political Science
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Professional Associations
American Trial Lawyers Association
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American Bar Association
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Texas State Bar  # 24038995
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Update and address credit risk resulting from entity type, new laws, and litigation management., National Building Materials Manufacturers Association’s Credit Group
Contact & Map
Bailey & Galyen Attorneys at Law
1901 Airport Freeway
Bedford, TX 76021
Telephone: (817) 241-2700
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