Ms. Cruickshank focuses her practice on representing debtors, trustees and creditors in complex Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 cases and representing debtors in non-bankruptcy workouts. Ms. Cruickshank appears regularly in the United States Bankruptcy Court, represents plaintiffs and defendants in litigation arising in bankruptcy proceedings, and has represented bankruptcy trustees before the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and the Alcoholic Beverages and Control Commission.
Ms. Cruickshank was formerly an attorney with the Office of the United States Trustee, United States Department of Justice for the Districts of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island, and was the Assistant United States Trustee in the San Jose Office of the United States Trustee for the Northern District of California. Prior to her 10 years of service with the United States Department of Justice, Ms. Cruickshank represented debtors and creditors in bankruptcy matters. Ms. Cruickshank also served as a law clerk for the United States Trustee for the District of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.