Susan C. Stevenson

Susan C. Stevenson represents trustees, liquidating agents, unsecured and secured creditors, creditors’ committees, and debtors in possession in all types of bankruptcy cases. A substantial portion of her practice is comprised of representing trustees in both Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 cases. She has particular expertise in litigating disputes in the Bankruptcy Court, particularly in the area of avoidable transfers. She also has extensive experience in mediating and litigating commercial disputes in both state and federal court. Her article, “The Timing of Adequate Protection Payments,” appeared in the California Bankruptcy Journal.

Ms. Stevenson has served as Special Referee for the Superior Court for various cases, including a complex class action securities fraud case and a partition action involving assets with a value in excess of $1,000,000. She has been appointed by the Office of the United States Trustee to serve as a Chapter 11 Trustee. She has also served as Special Master for the Superior Court on various bankruptcy-related issues. Ms. Stevenson has also served as an arbitrator for the Superior Court.

Ms. Stevenson holds an undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego. A graduate of the University of San Diego Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 1986), Ms. Stevenson served as Executive Editor of the San Diego Law Review, where she also was published. She was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1986. From 1994 through 1996, Ms. Stevenson was a Director of the San Diego Bankruptcy Forum, as well its past Secretary (1995), and past President (1996). She is an active member of both the San Diego Bar Association and its Bankruptcy Law section. In addition, Ms. Stevenson is a member of the California Bar Association and the American Bar Association. She is also a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the San Diego Women’s Insolvency Network and the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees. She presently serves on the Editorial Board of the California Bankruptcy Journal.

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