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  • Education
    • J.D., Washington University-St. Louis School of Law
    • B.A., magna cum laude, University of Pennsylvania
  • Court Admissions
    • Delaware Supreme Court
    • U.S. District Court, District of Delaware
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
    • Supreme Court of Missouri
    • Illinois Supreme Court
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

Tailoring her approach to each client’s needs, Shanti’s broad range of experience includes working with debtors, creditors, purchasers, sellers and other interested parties in all capacities and stages within complex bankruptcy and restructuring transactions. She also has experience representing financial institutions and other creditors in the enforcement and workout of commercial and real estate loans, in both federal and state courts. Shanti relies on her dynamic background when evaluating and formulating cost-effective strategies for her clients.

In addition to her strong transactional practice, Shanti’s litigation experience includes a variety of matters - from fraudulent transfer and preference litigation, and prosecuting breaches of fiduciary duty to areas of complex commercial litigation in Delaware’s state and federal Courts. Her frequent appearances before the Delaware Courts has resulted in a deep understanding of procedures, and familiarity with the district court clerk’s office and judges, and chamber rules.

Shanti can assist in all matters pending in Delaware, including serving as Delaware counsel for referring counsel, conflicts counsel, and claims administration counsel.

  • Delaware bankruptcy counsel and conflicts counsel to Creditors’ Committee in the chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of Ravn Air Group, Inc., et al.
  • Delaware bankruptcy counsel and conflicts counsel to Creditors’ Committee in the chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of Southland Royalty Company LLC. 
  • Lead counsel to Lucky’s Market Parent Company, LLC and its affiliates in their chapter 11 bankruptcy cases
  • Lead counsel to Bayou Steel Group d/b/a BD LaPlace, LLC, Bayou Steel BD Holdings, L.L.C., and BD Bayou Steel Investment, L.L.C. in their chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. 
  • Lead counsel to Orchids Paper Products Company and its affiliates in their Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. 
  • Lead counsel to EBH Topco, LLC, Elements Behavioral Health, Inc. and their affiliates in their chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.
  • Lead counsel to Jet Midwest Group, LLC in its chapter 11 bankruptcy case.
  • Lead counsel to PhaseRx, Inc. in its chapter 11 bankruptcy case.
  • Lead counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Don Rose Oil Co., Inc.
  • Lead bankruptcy and litigation counsel to JMO Wind Down, Inc. (f/k/a Jumio, Inc.) Liquidating Trust
  • Represented Student Committee in for profit college bankruptcy.
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Mentioned, Lawdragon
July 24, 2020
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April 3, 2018
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Polsinelli|TrBK Distress Indices Special Report:
Causes of Healthcare Distress in 2014, Executive Summary
August 16, 2015
eAlerts Updates
September 8, 2014
eAlerts Updates
September 4, 2014
eAlerts Updates
September 2, 2014
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Judgment Enforcement in Delaware
Lorman Education Services, Claymont, Delaware
August 19, 2014
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Young & New Practitioners: The Nuts and Bolts of Chapter 11, including Litigation Skills
9th Annual Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop, Hershey, Pennsylvania
August 8-10, 2013
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The Chief Restructuring Officer's Guide to Bankruptcy: Views from Leading Insolvency Professionals
American Bankruptcy Institute
Authored and edited by Christopher Ward. Also authored by Michael Tamburini, Shanti Katona and Jarrett Vine. 
April 2013
eAlerts Updates
In an order dated September 7, 2010, Bankruptcy Judge Robert D. Drain of the Southern District of New York dismissed, without prejudice, more than 100 adversary proceedings filed by the reorganized debtors (the “Debtors”) in the bankruptcy cases of DPH Holdings Corp. (05-44481 (RDD)) (“Delphi”) for failure to plead sufficient facts to state such claims and to comply with Rule 8 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (the “Federal Rules”).
October 2010