Kerry Boehm joined Ellis & Winters after serving as a judicial law clerk to all three bankruptcy judges of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Her practice focuses on bankruptcy, creditors’ rights, and litigation. Kerry represents lenders and other creditors in consumer and complex bankruptcy matters, loan workouts, foreclosures, collections actions, claim and delivery proceedings, fraudulent and preferential transfer cases, and cases involving the Uniform Commercial Code. She has experience addressing a variety of bankruptcy issues, including protection of cash collateral, adequate protection, automatic stay relief, post-petition financing, contesting plan confirmation, and adversary proceeding litigation. Kerry also contributes summaries of recent appellate decisions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to the Norton Bankruptcy Law Adviser.
Kerry earned her law degree with honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where she served as an Articles Editor for the North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology. During law school, Kerry completed an externship with Judge Benjamin A. Kahn of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of North Carolina. Following law school, Kerry clerked for Judge Joseph N. Callaway II, Chief Judge Stephani W. Humrickhouse, and Judge David M. Warren, all of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. As an undergraduate student at Florida State University, she received dual degrees in Political Science and Public Relations.
Professional Associations & Memberships
- American Bankruptcy Institute
- North Carolina Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
- Wake County Bar Association