Leadership

Bankruptcy Law Leadership

Chair
Laura Ketcham
Miller Martin PLLC
laura.ketcham@millermartin.com
832 Georgia Ave # 1200
Chattanooga, TN 37402-2289

Laura Ketcham is a member of Miller & Martin PLLC’s Commercial Department, focusing her practice in the areas of bankruptcy and creditors' rights, commercial finance and providing general business counsel. She has represented various stakeholders in commercial bankruptcy cases across the country. She has also represented parties in a variety of finance transactions, loan...

Vice-Chair
Marvin Clements
Tennessee Attorney General's Office
marvin.clements@ag.tn.gov
Po Box 20207
Nashville, TN 37202-4015
 
Immediate Past Chair
Joel Giddens
Wilson & Assoc PLLC
jgiddens@wilson-assoc.com
5050 Poplar Ave., Suite 115
Memphis, TN 38157

Joel W. Giddens is a Partner in the firm of Wilson & Associates, PLLC, which provides creditor's rights representation in federal and state courts and has offices in Arkansas, Tennessee and Mississippi. He is a native of Shreveport, Louisiana and was was admitted to practice in Tennessee in 1994 and in Mississippi in 2017. He received his education from Rhodes College (B.A., 1986) and the...

Middle TN Delegate
David Fulton
Scarborough & Fulton
djf@sfglegal.com
Facebook: Scarborough-Fulton-153513601816703/
620 Lindsay Street, Suite 240
Chattanooga, TN 37403

David J. Fulton is a principal of the Chattanooga law firm of Scarborough & Fulton where he regularly practices in the areas of business law, general and business litigation, and bankruptcy. He is licensed to practice in the State and Federal Courts of Tennessee, and practices in the bankruptcy courts for the Northern District of Alabama and Georgia. Mr. Fulton is past president of the...

East TN Delegate
Margaret Fugate
Anderson & Fugate
mfugate@afglaw.com
111 W. Fairview Ave.
Johnson City, TN 37604
 
Delegate
Mike McCormick
McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC
Michael.McCormick@mccalla.com
1544 Old Alabama Road
Roswell, GA 30076

Michael is a senior partner in the bankruptcy department at McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC in Atlanta, Georgia, where he assists in the bankruptcy representation for dozens of mortgage lenders and servicers nationwide. He has been with the firm since 2004.

Michael is a native of Toronto, Canada and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Western Ontario. He...

East TN Delegate
Greg Logue
Woolf, McClane, Bright, Allen & Carpenter, PLLC
logueg@wmbac.com
PO Box 900
Knoxville, TN 37901
Gregory C. Logue's area of practice is primarily the representation of creditors and litigants in Bankruptcy Court and in the State and Federal Courts in Tennessee. Mr. Logue also handles general business, corporate, and commercial litigation. His real estate practice deals primarily with the representation of real estate developers’ and homeowners’ associations. Mr. Logue is listed in The...
East TN Delegate
John Newton
The Law Offices of Mayer & Newton
johnnewton@mayerandnewton.com
1111 Northshore Drive, Suite S-570
Knoxville, TN 37919

John P. Newton is a partner at the Law Offices of Mayer & Newton, where his areas of practice include business bankruptcy and consumer bankruptcy law. Mr. Newton specializes in small business cases. John has been licensed in Tennessee since 1984 and has filed thousands of consumer bankruptcy cases as well as been a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Panel Trustee for the Eastern District of Tennessee...

Middle TN Delegate
Michael Abelow
Sherrard Roe Voigt & Harbison
mabelow@srvhlaw.com
150 3rd Ave S #1100
Nashville, TN 37201

Mr. Abelow represents clients in both complex commercial litigation and bankruptcy, including contract claims, business torts, loan...

Middle TN Delegate
Erika Barnes
Stites & Harbison PLLC
ebarnes@stites.com
401 Commerce Street
Nashville, TN 37219

Erika Barnes is a Member of Stites & Harbison Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy Service Group and the Business Litigation Service Group. Erika represents creditors and franchisors in bankruptcy cases nationwide. She also has experience representing creditors’ committees and Chapter 11 trustees. Erika handles complex commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts...

Staff Coordinator
Chelsea Bennett
Tennessee Bar Association
cbennett@tnbar.org
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219

Chelsea Bennett is a Sections, Committees and CLE Coordinator for the Tennessee Bar Association. She brings the association eight years of diverse work experience in the education sector. Previously, she worked as the head studio teacher and welfare agent with the child actors starring on the television show “Nashville.” Bennett received her bachelor’s degree in sociology from The Ohio State...

West TN Delegate
Jeb Bailey
Butler Snow LLP
jeb.bailey@butlersnow.com
6075 Poplar Avenue, Suite 500
Memphis, TN 38119
 
West TN Delegate
Ruthie Hagan
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
rhagan@bakerdonelson.com
165 Madison Ave #2000
Memphis, TN 38103