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Provided by Kristina Johnson

Practice Areas

Kristina Johnson focuses her practice on bankruptcy and creditors' rights, workouts, receiverships, commercial litigation, and collection matters.

Career

Kristina regularly handles complex commercial bankruptcy litigation in Chapters 11, 7, 9, and 12, and has handled a number of lender class-action adversary proceedings in Chapter 13. Many of her cases involve parallel criminal proceedings.

Kristina has represented secured and unsecured creditors in commercial litigation, commercial bankruptcies and receiverships; buyers of assets in bankruptcy sales; trustees; and unsecured creditors’ committees. She serves currently as Chapter 11 trustee in a complicated commercial bankruptcy case involving parallel federal and international criminal proceedings.

Professional Memberships

American College of Bankruptcy, Fellow; Policy Committee; 5th Circuit’s Distinguished Law Students Committee (2019–2020);

American Board of Certification, Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Attorneys, Board Certified (2006); Standards Committee, Board of Directors (2018–present);

American Bankruptcy Institute, Southeast Advisory Board; South Region Development Committee (2015–2016), Chairman (2017–present), 40 Under 40 Steering Committee (2019);

Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors, AIRA Annual Conference, Planning Committee (2018 and 2020);

International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, Member (since 2007); Gulf Coast Network Board of Directors (2017–present); Regional Committee (2017–present);

American Bar Association, Sections of Business Bankruptcy;

The Mississippi Bar

Chambers Review

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Bankruptcy/Restructuring - Mississippi
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Band 2

Kristina Johnson is an expert bankruptcy litigator who maintains a strong creditor-side practice. She regularly acts on matters such as Chapter 11 and 7 filings, as well as adversary proceedings. Her experience also includes serving as trustee.
"Kristina Johnson is effective and responsive in tight-deadline situations."

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