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Our attorneys have broad and deep experience in COMMERCIAL bankruptcy, out-of-court restructuring and complex litigation.

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Gabrielle G. Palmer

Gabrielle G. Palmer is a member of the firm. She focuses her practice on advising debtors, creditors, creditors committees and trustees in chapter 7 and chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. Gabrielle also represents clients in complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts, out of court workouts, collection actions, and other insolvency-related matters.

Education

  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law
    • J.D., Corporate and Commercial Law Certificate, Order of the Coif – 2015
  • University of Colorado Denver
    • B.A. – 2012

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Colorado
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial litigation
  • Business transactions

Publications

  • Co-Author: Recent Developments in Chapter 7, forthcoming in NORTON ANNUAL SURVEY OF BANKR. LAW __ (William L. Norton, III and Bruce Grohsgal, eds., 2023)
  • Co-Author: Recent Developments in Chapter 7, NORTON ANNUAL SURVEY OF BANKR. LAW 949 (William L. Norton, III and Bruce Grohsgal, eds., 2021)
  • Co-Author: Recent Developments in Chapter 7, NORTON ANNUAL SURVEY OF BANKR. LAW 869 (William L. Norton, III and Richard Lieb, eds., 2020)
  • Co-Author: Recent Developments in Chapter 7, in NORTON ANNUAL SURVEY OF BANKR. LAW 845 (William L. Norton, III and Richard Lieb, eds., 2019)
  • Co-Author: Recent Developments in Chapter 7, in NORTON ANNUAL SURVEY OF BANKR. LAW 909 (William L. Norton, III and Richard Lieb, eds., 2018)
  • Co-Author: Recent Developments in Chapter 7, in NORTON ANNUAL SURVEY OF BANKR. LAW 969 (William L. Norton, III and Richard Lieb, eds., 2017)
  • Co-Author with Andrew D. Johnson: A Foolish Inconsistency is the Hobgoblin of Little Minds, But Not For the Judiciary, 25 J. BANKR. L. & PRAC. 309 (2016)
  • Author:, Recent Developments in Chapter 7, in NORTON ANNUAL SURVEY OF BANKR. LAW 725 (William L. Norton, III and Richard Lieb, eds., 2016)
  • Author: Making Trademark Licenses Matter After Rejection in Bankruptcy, 24 J. BANKR. L. & PRAC. 339 (2015)
  • Author: Stockholder Inspection Rights and an “Incredible” Basis: Seeking Disclosure Related to Corporate Social Responsibility, 92 DENV. U. L. REV. ONLINE 125 (2015)

Representative Matters

  • Represented unsecured creditors committee in a chapter 11 bankruptcy case filed by the developer of a stalled condominium development in a Colorado mountain town.
  • Represented retail debtor in chapter 11 bankruptcy case and § 363 sale and obtained dismissal of case after sale proceeds were distributed.
  • Represented numerous chapter 7 trustees in § 363 sales, exemption issues and other bankruptcy specific matters resulting in successful outcomes and favorable settlements.
  • Represented numerous chapter 7 trustees and defendants in avoidance actions (§ 547 preferences, § 548 fraudulent transfers, breach of fiduciary duty, and other claims) resulting in favorable settlements and successful trial outcomes.
  • Represented mechanic’s lien claimant in state court foreclosure action and trust fund litigation in bankruptcy court and obtained favorable settlement.
  • Represented commercial landlords in connection with lease negotiations and tenant evictions.

Speaking Engagements

  • Co-Chair: Roadways to the Bench: Who Me? A Bankruptcy or Magistrate Judge?, Attorney Co-Chair, Judicial Conference Committees on the Administration of the Bankruptcy System and the Faculty of Federal Advocates, April 2023
  • Panelist: Small Businesses in the COVID-19 Recession, Colorado Bar Association, March 4, 2021
  • Panelist: For the Future: Hot Topics in Commercial Bankruptcy, 25th Annual Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference, January 2020
  • Moderator: Daubert Challenges to Financial Experts: Perspectives From the Bench, Moderator, International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation – Mountain Desert Network and RubinBrown LLP, September 2019
  • Moderator: How to Win Clients and Build Your Book of Business in Bankruptcy, 22nd Annual Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference, January 2017
  • Panelist: Bankruptcy Case Law Update, Colorado Bar Association, April 2016

Memberships

  • Special Projects Director, American Bankruptcy Institute – Young and New Members Committee
  • Director at Large, International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation – Mountain Desert Network
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association
  • Member, Faculty of Federal Advocates
  • Member, Colorado Bar Association
  • Member, Denver Bar Association