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April represents both debtors and creditors in bankruptcy proceedings, workouts, and commercial litigation in federal and state courts in Kentucky and Indiana. Representations have included major corporations, small business owners, trustees, and creditor committees. April has also assisted organizations in wind down operations, serving as a receiver and advisor.  Prior to joining the firm, April spent ten years working on Wall Street and in corporate strategy for Fortune 50 companies.  April’s business experience helps her provide high-quality and cost-effective legal representation.

Career Highlights

Awards

  • University of Louisville Alumni of the Month - September 2016
  • Named Outstanding Volunteer Lawyer by the Legal Aid Society, 2014
  • Mercy Academy Alumnae of the Year, 2006
  • Analyst Team voted by Institutional Investor #2 on Wall Street in 2007 and 2006, and #3 in 2005
  • Phi Beta Kappa Society

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

  • Federalist Society, Leadership Committee
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, New and Young Member Division Committee Member
  • Louis D. Brandeis American Inns of Court
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Women’s Lawyer Association of Jefferson County
  • Pro Bono Committee, Bingham Greenebaum Doll
  • Ignite Louisville, Class of 2015

Former Employment

  • Honeywell International, Inc., Finance and Corporate Strategy, 2008-2010
  • Citigroup, Investment Banking Division, 2005-2008
  • Peace Corps, 2004-2005
  • Prudential, Investment Banking Division, 2000-2004

Community Involvement

Civic and Charitable Involvement

  • Girls on the Run, Board Member
  • Athena's Sisters, Board Advisor
  • Peace Corps, Volunteer, 2004-2005
  • Kentucky Refugee Ministries, Volunteer
  • Legal Aid Society, Volunteer

Media

Contributions & Published Works

Presentations

  • "Constitutional Conundrums: Historical Perspectives on the U.S. Constitution," The Filson Institute Public Conference - The People's Constitution: Our 18th Century Constitution in Modern Context, November 4, 2016
  • "What is Property of the Estate?" Fourth Annual Bankruptcy Law Institute, September 16, 2016

Services

Industries

University of Kentucky, B.A., Political Science, 2000
University of Louisville, J.D., 2013
Bellarmine University, MBA, 2010

  • Kentucky, 2013
    Indiana, 2014
    U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
    U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
    U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana

Six Sigma Green Belt
Attained Securities Licenses 7, 63, 65, 86 and 87

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