Liz Thompson is a Member of the firm based in its Lexington office. Her practice focuses on the representation of substantial claimants, purchasers of assets, creditors' committees and debtors in Chapter 11 bankruptcies, commercial litigation and representation of lenders in loan restructurings and work-outs. She joined the firm in 1995, recently served on its Management Committee, is head of its Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy Service Group and developed and facilitates its associate mentoring program.
Ms. Thompson has extensive trial experience. In the past five years, she has litigated over 20 evidentiary hearings before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky in adversary proceedings and contested matters including evidentiary hearings on appointment of Chapter 11 Trustees, Chapter 11 plan confirmation, change of venue, non-dischargeability and approval of asset sales. Prior to that, Ms. Thompson litigated more than 20 bench trials and more than 10 jury trials in commercial litigation actions before state and federal judges in both the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky. She was appointed, by Governor Beshear, to the Northern Kentucky University Board of Regents, August 2010.