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The Intersection of Bankruptcy, Financial Restructuring and Indian Law

Total Credits: 1.0 CLE

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Bankruptcy |  Indian Law
Peter Barrett |  Adolyn Wyatt |  Paul Spruhan
Original Program Date:
Dec 07, 2022


Program examines the intersection of bankruptcy, financial restructuring, and Indian Law.  

Peter J. Barrett, Partner, Kutak Rock

Paul Spruhan, Navajo Nation Department of Justice
Adolyn Wyatt, Associate, Kutak Rock

Doreen McPaul, Attorney General, Navajo Nation; President, Tribal In-House Counsel Association
Virjinya Torrez, Assistant Attorney General, Pascua Yaqui Tribe; Secretary, 
Tribal In-House Counsel Association



Peter Barrett Related Seminars and Products

Kutak Rock

Peter J. Barrett, a partner in Kutak Rock’s Richmond, Virginia office, concentrates his practice on financial restructuring matters.  Mr. Barrett represents unsecured and secured creditors, trustees, equity holders, distressed investors and corporate debtors in insolvency matters, including Chapter 11 reorganizations, business liquidations and out-of-court restructurings.  He has significant experience representing interested parties in asset sales conducted under the Bankruptcy Code.  He has been involved in a number of complex Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases throughout the country involving industries such as manufacturing, hospitality, construction, retail, entertainment and real estate.  He also works with other firm attorneys to analyze the effects of insolvency and bankruptcy on corporate and financial transactions.  Mr. Barrett also serves as a member of the panel of Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees for the Eastern District of Virginia, Richmond Division and as a member of the panel of subchapter V trustees in Virginia.  He is licensed to practice in Virginia and California and is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law.

Adolyn Wyatt Related Seminars and Products

Kutak Rock

Addie Wyatt is an associate in the bankruptcy and restructuring group of the Kutak Rock LLP’s Richmond office.  Addie focuses on chapter 11 cases, including pre-bankruptcy, bankruptcy, and post-emergence capacities.  She represents both debtors and creditors in all aspects of bankruptcy in federal and state courts, and a variety of related matters including creditor’s rights litigation, debtor workouts, and contract disputes.  Addie previously served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Jason D. Woodard, Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Mississippi.  She graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where she was the Appellate Advocacy Chair of the Moot Court Board and an Associate Articles Editor for the Mississippi Law Journal.  

Paul Spruhan Related Seminars and Products

Navajo Nation Department of Justice

is Assistant Attorney General of the Litigation and Employment Unit at the Navajo Nation Department of Justice in Window Rock, Arizona. He received his A.B. in 1995 and his A.M. in 1996 from the University of Chicago. He received his J.D. in 2000 from the University of New Mexico. He has several Indian law articles published in law reviews, including A Legal History of Blood Quantum in Federal Indian Law to 1935, 51 South Dakota Law Review 1 (2006). His latest article, CDIB: The Role of the Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood in Defining Native American Identity, will be published by the American Indian Law Journal in May, 2018. He also teaches Indian law topics for Barbri, Inc. and the Tulsa Law School Masters of Jurisprudence in Indian Law Program. He and his wife have two children and live in Fort Defiance on the Navajo Nation. 04/18



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