Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
Amy Vulpio focuses her practice on creditor and debtor representation, bankruptcy appellate work and bankruptcy and commercial litigation. Amy’s experience representing both creditors and debtors gives her the breadth of perspective needed to advise her clients as to the motivations of the party across the table. Using this understanding, Amy works closely with her clients to formulate creative legal strategies and helps her clients achieve their goals through negotiation or litigation.
Amy represents creditors in diverse industries who require assistance in confessing judgment, obtaining relief from the automatic stay, filing and litigating proofs of claim, responding to various motions and adversary complaints, including preference and fraudulent conveyance actions, and otherwise asserting their rights in Bankruptcy Court. Amy’s clients include financial institutions and other secured lenders, insurance companies, lessors, trade creditors and other businesses and individuals whose rights are implicated in bankruptcy proceedings.
Amy also has broad experience with debtor representation, including facilitating out-of-court workouts, preparing bankruptcy petitions, filing and prosecuting claims objections and prosecuting preference and fraudulent conveyance actions.
In the bankruptcy appellate context, Amy prepares appellate briefs, presents oral arguments and prosecutes appeals on a variety of bankruptcy-related topics. She also has general commercial litigation experience.
Amy is a member of the Governing Body of ATHENAPowerLink Delaware Valley, an organization dedicated to helping women entrepreneurs achieve success in business through a concentrated mentoring program.
She is actively involved with several industry associations, including the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference, for which she serves on the Education Committee. Amy serves on the Board of Directors of the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project (CBAP), a non-profit organization that provides bankruptcy representation to low-income individuals. Amy also provides pro bono legal services to CBAP clients.
While at Georgetown University Law Center, Amy served as Senior Focus Editor of the Georgetown International Environmental Law Review and authored “From the Forests of Asia to the Pharmacies of New York City: Searching for a Safe Haven for Rhinos and Tigers,” 11 Georgetown Int’l Envtl. L. Rev. 463 (1999).
|Areas of Practice||1) Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy|
|Law School||Georgetown University Law Center, (JD, 1999)|
|Education||Williams College, (BA, 1996 )|
|Bar Member / Association||International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Turnaround Management Association (TMA) and TMA's Networking Organization of Women|
|Most recent firm||White and Williams LLP|
Jami Wintz McKeon is Chair-elect of the Firm and a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice.Ms. McKeon's practice focuses on complex litigation, including class and mass actions, and civil and regulatory proceedings.
John C. Goodchild, III is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Corporate Litigation Practice. His practice focuses on commercial contract and credit disputes, business tort litigation, bankruptcy litigation, and real estate litigation.