Susan G. Boswell - Quarles & Brady LLP

Susan G. Boswell

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1987
Phone: 520-770-8713

Susan Boswell has a national bankruptcy and business reorganization practice. In more than 30 years of bankruptcy practice, she has become familiar with all kinds of industries, including healthcare, hotels, transportation (including airlines), retail, numerous types of manufacturing, e-commerce, financial institutions, asset-based lending (both accounts and equipment), equipment leasing and finance, agribusiness and real estate. She has expertise in representing creditors and debtors in the various industries listed. She also has expertise in reorganizing non-profit entities with an emphasis on religious entities. Ms. Boswell has full-practice licenses in Arizona and Nevada; she has been granted limited admission to practice in cases in many other jurisdictions throughout the United States. Given the current economy, a significant emphasis of Ms. Boswell’s practice in the last several years has involved real estate restructurings, state court enforcement proceedings and bankruptcy in various jurisdictions. In addition, Ms. Boswell’s experience includes:

  • Representation of investors in a large master-planned community in North Las Vegas, Nevada in prepackaged bankruptcy which resulted in successful reorganization of the owner and restructuring of over $200 million in debt in complex participated transaction with multi-levels of debt.

  • Representation of various lenders in complex real estate loans in Nevada, Arizona and various other jurisdictions involving participated and syndicated loans, among other types.

  • Representation of the second Roman Catholic Diocese to file a Chapter 11, and confirmation of a plan of reorganization and occurrence of the effective date one year from filing date.

  • Representation of one of the nation’s largest equipment leasing and finance companies in cases throughout the United States, including cases involving high-tech manufacturing, transportation (including shipping) and tool manufacturing and franchise related loans in the restaurant and hospitality industries.

  • Representation of one of the nation’s largest convenience store owners and operators in bankruptcy of prior purchaser of numerous fee-owned and leased store locations.

  • Representation of Debtor engaged in business of manufacturing and selling major name consumer and industrial tools and equipment with facilities in the United States, Europe and Mexico.

  • Representation of acquirers in bankruptcy reorganizations of real estate projects, retailers and manufacturing (among other industries).

  • Representation of parties in prosecuting or defending litigation in or related to bankruptcy cases, including creditor’s claims, preference claims. 

  • Related Practice Areas Commercial Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Creditors’ Rights, fraudulent transfer claims, declaratory judgment claims, contract related business litigation, business tort litigation and non-dischargeability litigation.

University of ArizonaBA University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of LawJ.D.
Pima County Bar AssociationClark County Bar AssociationAmerican Bar Association Arizona Women Lawyers AssociationInternational Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring ConfederationAmerican Bankruptcy InstituteUniversity of Arizona College of Law

Case History

Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1977 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, 1990 
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, 1992

Office Location

One South Church Avenue, Suite 1700
Tucson, AZ 85701-1621
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law of the Tucson Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Bankruptcy of the Tucson Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law of the Tucson Metro Area
Susan G. Boswell has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Susan G. Boswell has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!Susan G. Boswell has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Chapter 12, Commercial, Committee Representation, Creditor Committees, Creditors' Rights, Debtors' Rights, Litigation, Non-Profits, Out-of-Court Workouts, Workouts and Restructurings)
Litigation - Bankruptcy