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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Iowa, 2001, with distinction; Iowa Law Review, Member and Associate Editor
    • B.A., Dartmouth College, 1997
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2001
    • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 2002
Amy Hatch facilitates positive resolutions for her clients.  She focuses on debtor-creditor relations, while primarily representing banks, private lenders and loan servicers with enforcing their rights with respect to defaulted loans.  Amy has significant nationwide experience with commercial loans and routinely assists lenders with foreclosures, receiverships and other workout options, including forbearance agreements and loan sales.

Amy recognizes the value of understanding her clients’ ultimate goals and objectives and actively advocates and negotiates on behalf of her clients to meet their expectations.  For nearly 20 years, she has represented her clients in state and federal courts, including bankruptcy court.  In addition, when required, Amy has negotiated numerous loan workouts and other resolutions on behalf of her clients outside of the courtroom.

With experience assisting clients with loans secured by property in nearly every state, Amy has a comprehensive understanding of the challenges lenders and servicers face in handling defaulted loans in various jurisdictions.  She offers a unique perspective on the challenges lenders encounter with respect to costs and timelines and can help navigate clients to a solution that best meets their needs.
  • Completed a non-judicial foreclosure on a $21.5 million loan involving large office building in downtown Kansas City, Mo.
  • Obtained the appointment of a receiver over a commercial shopping center in Michigan and successfully obtained summary judgment to foreclose the property.
  • Negotiated and closed the sale by a court appointed receiver of an apartment complex in St. Louis.
  • Obtained receiver and negotiated resolution with respect to $45M loan secured by multifamily property in the New York City area.
  • Obtained dismissal of multi-million dollar lender liability claims asserted against loan servicer and successfully argued in front of the 7th Circuit for such dismissal to be sustained.
  • Currently assisting client with foreclosure of dozens of commercial loans in New York and New Jersey.
     
text icon Publications & Presentations
2009 Navigating the Bankruptcy Minefield: When the Tenant or Landlord Files Bankruptcy
Sterling Education Services, Inc.
2009
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