Laurie Krepto

Laurie A. Krepto



Laurie A. Krepto



  • Overview


    Laurie Krepto is a member of the firm’s Bankruptcy + Reorganizations Group.

    Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights

    Laurie has extensive experience in mass tort bankruptcy cases and represents trust advisory committees for multiple asbestos trusts. 

    She has represented creditors, debtors, committees, and trustees in bankruptcy proceedings, insolvency proceedings, and out-of-court workouts. Her bankruptcy litigation experience includes defending and prosecuting preference and fraudulent transfer actions, automatic stay disputes, equitable subordination claims, non-dischargeability actions, and enforcement of contract rights. 

    Laurie also counsels clients on implementing procedures for mitigating credit risks and on bankruptcy-related issues.

    Pro Bono and Community Activity

    Laurie is committed to pro bono legal services and is actively involved in the community. She represents low-income Philadelphia residents in Chapter 7 proceedings and is on the board of the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project.  

    Laurie is active in the sustainable agricultural community.  For the past eight years, she has served on the board of Pennypack Farm and Education Center, a community-supported agricultural farm that donates more than 25,000 pounds of organic produce to food banks around the region.  She is also a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Agriculture Law Committee, where she is a past Vice-Chair, and the American Agricultural Law Association. 

    Laurie has also been a Girl Scout leader for eight years and is a Mock Trial coach.

  • Experience
    • Experience


      • Represented court-appointed receiver in SEC receivership proceedings of Summit Trust Company and related entities*

      • Represented trust advisory committees for Leslie Controls Trust, Bondex Trust and UGL Trust*  

      • Represented decedent’s estate in the Chapter 11 proceedings of New York City Opera* 

      • Represented manufacturing company and other trade creditors in numerous national bankruptcy proceedings regarding all facets of creditor representation*

      • Represented Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Chapter 11 reorganization of United Gilsonite Laboratories, Inc.*

      • Represented Pennsylvania home builder, TH Properties, in Chapter 11 proceedings*

      • *Attorney Krepto was counsel in these representative transactions prior to joining Robinson+Cole.

    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      Pennsylvania Bar Association
      Agricultural Law Committee

      Delaware State Bar Association

      Philadelphia Bar Association
    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

      Selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law since 2018.

      Robinson+Cole Pro Bono Award, 2022

      Presented with the Chapter 11 Restructuring of the Year in the “mega” category (value: above $5 billion) as part of the Global M&A Network’s 15th Annual Turnaround Atlas Awards in recognition of serving as co-counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors (UCC) in the Mallinckrodt plc, et al. chapter 11 cases.

    • Community Involvement

      Community Involvement

      Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project
      Member, Board of Directors

      Pennypack Farm & Education Center
      Vice President, Board of Directors
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