Annecca Smith

Annecca H. Smith

(she/her/hers)

Associate

Annecca H. Smith

(she/her/hers)

Associate

  • Overview

    Biography

    Annecca Smith is a member of the firm’s Bankruptcy + Reorganizations Group. She concentrates her practice on bankruptcy and corporate restructuring matters. Annecca's work involves representation of debtors, creditors, and committees in Chapter 11 reorganizations and out-of-court workouts. Her experience in bankruptcy litigation includes fraudulent transfer disputes, injunctive relief, and adversary proceedings.  In particular, Annecca’s practice has involved the representation of personal injury claimant committees in mass tort bankruptcies seeking section 524(g) channeling junctions.  In state court, Annecca has also successfully represented clients in creditors’ rights disputes.  She also participates in Robinson+Cole’s pro bono representation of applicants seeking restraining orders as protection from domestic violence and abuse.

  • Experience
    • Experience

      Experience

      • Representation of mass tort creditor committees in multiple Chapter 11 proceedings involving adversary proceedings and contested estimations concerning section 524(g) channeling injunctions. 

      • Co-counsel to a Chapter 11 debtor in Connecticut bankruptcy court.

      • Represented distressed investment company client in state court strict foreclosure proceedings and obtained a six-figure deficiency judgment. 

      • Obtained restraining orders for pro bono clients seeking protection from domestic violence and abuse. 

    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      American Bankruptcy Institute (2020)

      Connecticut Bar Association (2021)
    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

      Named to the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) First 100 Plus Class of 2022 for demonstrating leadership and commitment to improving the lives of domestic violence survivors throughout Connecticut.

  • NEWS + PRESS
    • Publications

      Publications

      "Litigation-Settlement Financiers, a Secured Claim Might Be Illusory," co-authored with Patrick M. Birney, published in the ABI Journal, the member publication of the American Bankruptcy Institute (March 2022)
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    • News

      R+C in the News

      • March 7, 2022

        Patrick Birney and Annecca Smith Co-Author ABI Journal Article on Litigation-Settlement Financiers

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      • November 5, 2020

        Robinson+Cole Welcomes Fall Class

      R+C News Releases

      • April 18, 2022

        Alexandra Kritzman, Sandra Lautier, Stephani Roman, and Annecca Smith Named to CCADV’s First 100 Plus Class of 2022

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    • Legal Updates/Newsletters

      Legal Updates/Newsletters

      "An ‘Affiliate’ of a Public Company Is Barred from Reorganizing Under the Bankruptcy Code’s New Subchapter V" co-authored with Leslie J. Levinson and Patrick M. Birney (11/17/2020)