Shawn focuses on bankruptcy and creditor rights, with a particular emphasis on the representation of lenders, banks, mortgagees, lessors, and other secured creditors in consumer Chapter 13, 12, 11, and 7 cases. She also has extensive experience in the representation of Chapter 7 trustees in the liquidation cases, and she has been lead trial counsel in scores of preference, fraudulent transfer, and other avoidance actions in Adversary Proceedings before Bankruptcy Courts in multiple jurisdictions.
Shawn also has a well-established consumer-debtor practice under Chapters 13 and 7 of the Bankruptcy Code, and she is skilled in counseling her consumer clients in creating and implementing manageable and realistic budgets for their family finances.
Shawn is BV Peer Review Rated for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability by Martindale-Hubbell, and she currently serves as the Co-Chair for the American Bankruptcy Institute, Northeast Consumer Conference. She is also a board member of the Cumberland County Bar Association.