Adam is a Member in Stoll Keenon Ogden’s Lexington office, focusing his practice on bankruptcy, non-bankruptcy workouts, creditors’ rights, and distressed transactions. He has extensive experience in Chapter 11 (reorganization of commercial debt) and Chapter 9 (reorganization of municipal debt) bankruptcies and has represented major secured lenders, vendors, and lessors in significant coal industry cases in the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern Districts of Kentucky and Virginia.
Additionally, his practice includes substantial commercial and business litigation in Kentucky state courts and federal courts inside and outside of Kentucky, serving as lead counsel for multiple regional and local bank clients in commercial litigation, including collection and foreclosure matters.
Adam is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® and is a frequent speaker on creditors’ rights issues and has presented at external seminars sponsored by organizations including the University of Kentucky and the Kentucky Bar Association-Young Lawyers Division. Active within the community, Adam is a founding director of University You, Inc. and a member of the Steering Committee for Commerce Lexington’s Leadership Lexington Youth Program. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Fayette County Bar Foundation, was a member of the 2013-14 Leadership Lexington program and previously served on the United Way of the Bluegrass Community Building Cabinet and as a volunteer instructor for Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass.
Caterpillar Fin. Servs. Corp. v. Sunnytime Seeding & Landscaping, LLC, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 118148 (E.D. Ky. October 12, 2011). Granted summary judgment in favor of plaintiff.
Southern Indust., LLC v. Maxine, LLC, 2009 Ky. App. Unpub. LEXIS 996 (Ky. Ct. App....
Spradlin v. Beads and Steeds Inns, LLC, 518 B.R. 408 (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 2014). Court denied trustee’s motion to amend complaint to include a substantive consolidation count based on futility argument.
Teague v. Taylor, 2012 Bankr. LEXIS 2825 (Bankr. E.D. Ky. June 19,...
Spradlin v. Beads and Steeds Inns, LLC, 516 B.R. 163 (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 2014). Successfully argued that reverse veil piercing cannot be utilized by Chapter 7 trustee to permit fraudulent conveyance claims based on a transfer made by an entity owned by debtors.
Bankruptcy Law and Related Legal Topics, Kentucky Corn Growers Association, Grower
Education and Leadership Class, 2017
Healthcare Restructuring Issues (panel discussion), ABI Midwest Regional Bankruptcy