ABI Names Brandy Rapp an Emerging Leader in Insolvency Practice

Date: October 22, 2019
The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) has recognized Brandy M. Rapp, a Roanoke-based Partner with Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, as a “40 Under 40” Emerging Leader in Insolvency Practice.  ABI’s “40 Under 40” program recognizes insolvency professionals who are committed to the highest standards of achievement at work and in their communities. The honorees will be recognized at a special ceremony during ABI’s 2019 Winter Leadership Conference, taking place December 5-7.

Ms. Rapp has significant experience representing clients in bankruptcy cases, complex business litigation and business transactions.   She has a diverse practice representing debtors, official committees of unsecured creditors, secured lenders, lessors, trustees and unsecured creditors in numerous Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.  Ms. Rapp has substantial experience in the mining, health care and construction industries.  Her experience extends to debtor-in-possession financing, sale of assets, adequate protection payments, administering liquidation trusts, use of cash collateral, lien validity and priority litigation, avoidance action litigation, and litigation involving the debtor's assumption and/or rejection of leases and other executory contracts. Additionally, she has represented the receiver in several receiverships prosecuted by the Securities Exchange Commission and the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission.
About American Bankruptcy Institute: ABI is the largest multi-disciplinary, nonpartisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes nearly 11,000 attorneys, accountants, bankers, judges, professors, lenders, turnaround specialists and other bankruptcy professionals, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information.

About Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP: The over 175 attorneys at Whiteford, Taylor & Preston provide a comprehensive range of sophisticated, cost-effective business law and litigation services to clients ranging from innovative start-ups to middle market companies to global enterprises.  Our growing Mid-Atlantic footprint includes sixteen offices in Delaware, D.C., Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia.