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Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Sally E. Edison

Sally E. Edison

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Expertise

  • Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
  • Litigation

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Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

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Ms. Edison’s primary area of practice is commercial bankruptcy, insolvency, and creditors' rights.

Bar Admissions

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania State Bar
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Education

  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, B.A., 1991
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1996
Areas of Practice

Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights | Corporate & Business Law | Litigation

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Serving as national bankruptcy counsel to a multinational group of manufacturing and service companies
  • Representing clients including trade creditors, secured creditors, debtors, small businesses, major corporations, and court-appointed committees in bankruptcy cases nationally
  • Representing former officers and directors in bankruptcy proceedings in insurance coverage and indemnification matters
  • Defeating a renowned former Solicitor General of the United States in oral argument before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Counseling unsecured creditors committee in North American Refractories Co., et al. (W.D. Pa.)
  • Counseling unsecured creditors committee in Global Indus. Tech., Inc. et al. (W.D. Pa.)
  • Counseling unsecured creditors committee in CEP Holdings, LLC, et al. (N.D. Ohio)
  • Counseling chapter 11 trustee in Allegheny Health Education and Research Found. (W.D. Pa.)
  • Major creditor in Firstline Security Inc. chapter 11 case (D. Utah)
  • Representing US Airways, as chapter 11 debtor (E.D. Va.)
  • Counseling former corporate officer in Advanced Mktg. Systems, Inc. chapter 11 case (D. Del.)
  • Counseling unsecured creditor in Caesar's Entertainment chapter 11 case (N.D. III.)
  • Representing several unsecured creditors in Lyondell Chemical Co. chapter 11 case (S.D.N.Y.)
  • Counseling unsecured creditor in Payless Holdings chapter 11 case (E.D. Mo.)
  • Counseling unsecured creditors in ITT Educational Services, Inc. chapter 11 case (S.D. Ind.)
  • Counseling several cure claimants and unsecured creditors in the Chrysler LLC chapter 11 cases (D. Del.)
  • Counseling unsecured creditor in rue21, inc. chapter 11 case (W.D. Pa.)
  • Counseling unsecured creditor in Washington Mutual, Inc., chapter 11 case (D. Del.)
  • Counseling former corporate officer and director in Peregrine Sys., Inc. chapter 11 case (D. Del.)
  • Guest Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh’s School of Law and Katz Graduate School of Business


  • Seminars

  • Panelist, Industry Forum: Financial Institutions, June 2009
  • Guest Lecturer, “Corporate Bankruptcy,” University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, April 2009
  • Guest Lecturer, “Corporate Bankruptcy,” University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, April 2007
  • Guest Lecturer, “Asbestos Bankruptcies,” University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, April 2009

  • Articles

    Publications & Presentations

    • Co-editor, Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation, West, 2013
    • Author, “Third Circuit OKs Liquidating Plan for a Non-Operating Debtor, Insurer Challenge Fails,” American Bankruptcy Institute Mass Torts Committee, ABI Committee News, March 2009
    • Author, “Collateral Attack of Non-Bankruptcy Court Rulings in Bankruptcy Adversary Proceedings and Contested Matters,” ABI Rocky Mountain Conference, January 2009
    • Panelist, Industry Forum: Financial Institutions, June 2009
    • Guest Lecturer, “Corporate Bankruptcy,” University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, April 2009
    • Guest Lecturer, “Corporate Bankruptcy,” University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, April 2007
    • Guest Lecturer, “Asbestos Bankruptcies,” University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, April 2009


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