Murphy & King Shareholder Kathleen Cruickshank Named Section Co-chair for Bankruptcy Law Committee of Boston Bar Association

August 19, 2020

Murphy & King, P.C. announced today that Shareholder Kathleen Cruickshank has been named Section Co-chair for the Bankruptcy Law Section of the Boston Bar Association (BBA). Ms. Cruickshank will officially be stepping into the position in September.

“We are extremely proud of the work Kate does not only for Murphy & King, but for her fellow associates through her professional involvement in the community,” said Harold Murphy, Shareholder and Founder of Murphy & King’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Group.

Ms. Cruickshank is currently the Co-chair of the BBA’s Bankruptcy Law Section’s Bankruptcy Education and Bench Bar Subcommittee.  In that capacity, she has organized multiple educational events for the BBA leading up to her official start as Bankruptcy Law Section Co-chair. She has participated in the development of webinars such as “Bench Meets Bar Pandemic Editions” and “Telephonic 341 Meetings: Insights from the United States Trustee and Chapter 7 Panel Trustees.” Ms. Cruickshank was also recently named to the BBA’s Bankruptcy Section’s newly formed COVID-19 Standing Committee.

Ms. Cruickshank focuses her practice on corporate and consumer bankruptcies, with an emphasis on representation of debtors in Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 cases and representation of Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees in the liquidation of assets and in litigation matters. Ms. Cruickshank is a highly experienced bankruptcy practitioner who appears regularly in the United States Bankruptcy Court and has represented bankruptcy trustees before the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and the Alcoholic Beverages and Control Commission.

The Bankruptcy Law Section of the BBA allows solo and large-firm practitioners from consumer and business bankruptcy worlds to connect, share experiences and explore evolving legal issues. The Section sponsors the popular Bankruptcy Bench Meets Bar Conference each spring and a variety of community service opportunities through the year.

About Murphy & King, Professional Corporation

Since 1980, Murphy & King, Professional Corporation has been “unraveling complexity” for its clients through prompt, practical and cost-effective solutions to the legal needs of individuals and businesses. From startup and incorporation, to maintaining day to day operations, to resolving internal and external disputes, Murphy & King attorneys are skilled at effectively and efficiently unraveling the inherent complexities of each client’s business to ensure that it can attain its maximum potential. The firm’s principal areas of practice are Business Litigation, Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring, Corporate and Real Estate Transactions, and White Collar Defense and Internal Investigation.