Shawn K. Doil

Senior Counsel & Chair, Bankruptcy & Creditor’s Rights Practice Group

Portland Office
100 Middle Street
P.O. Box 15235
Portland, Maine 04112-5235
Phone: 207-771-3401
Fax: 207-274-5286

Shawn is Eaton Peabody’s Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights Practice Group Chair. Shawn focuses on bankruptcy and creditor rights, with a particular emphasis on the representation of lenders, banks, mortgagees, lessors, and other secured creditors in Chapter 13, 12, 11, and 7 cases. She has extensive experience representing Chapter 7 trustees in liquidation cases, and has been lead trial counsel in scores of preference, fraudulent transfer, and other avoidance actions in Adversary Proceedings before Bankruptcy Courts in multiple jurisdictions, both as Plaintiff’s counsel and Defendant’s counsel.

Shawn also is experienced in helping her clients with their commercial collection needs and facilitating workouts, as appropriate. In addition, she regularly assists her clients in negotiating and purchasing assets and contracts out of bankruptcy and other distressed sales.

Shawn is a board member of the Local Rules Committee for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maine, a past-President of the Cumberland County Bar Association and current board member, and the Chair of the Bankruptcy & Reorganization Section of the Maine State Bar Association.

Areas of Practice for Shawn K. Doil

Bar Admissions

States of Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts
United States District Court, District of Maine
United States District Court, District of New Hampshire
United States District Court, District of Massachusetts


University of Maine School of Law, J.D.
La Salle University, Dual B.A.

Memberships and Affiliations

Maine State Bar Association and Cumberland County Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
New Hampshire Bar Association
American Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute


Super Lawyers Rising Star – 2017-2021
Listed in Best Lawyers in America – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law – 2019-2024
Listed in the “Chambers USA” Annual Guide – Bankruptcy / Restructuring – 2020 – 2024