Catherine Hopkin has over a decade of experience successfully representing clients in commercial and individual Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings that resulted in successful plan confirmations, confessed judgment actions, commercial foreclosures, workouts, collection actions, guarantor litigation, tax sale foreclosures, and a wide variety of other creditors’ rights actions.
Ms. Hopkin is the treasurer and a member of the Board of Directors of the Bankruptcy Bar Association of Maryland for which she has also served on various committees, including the complex Chapter 11 committee. She is co-chair of the Communications Committee of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation – Greater Maryland Network (IWIRC) and serves on the organization’s board of directors, as well as co-editor of its newsletter. She also serves on the board of directors of the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland.
Each year since 2016, Chambers USA recognized Ms. Hopkin as a leader in the Maryland bankruptcy/ restructuring field. Additionally, each year since 2013, Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine has named Ms. Hopkin to its list for her bankruptcy practice.
In addition to her professional activities, Ms. Hopkin provides pro bono services through the Debtor Assistance Project (DAP), a bankruptcy clinic formed to assist current and potential pro se debtors. DAP’s goal is to reach out to debtors and provide them with experienced counsel as they navigate the bankruptcy process. DAP is a collaboration among the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, the Maryland State Bar Association Consumer Bankruptcy Section, the Bankruptcy Bar Association of Maryland, the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, the Maryland Volunteer Lawyer Service, and other local organizations.