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Devon practices in the firm’s Finance Department, which provides counsel to KMK’s national client base in the areas of business and banking, bankruptcy, secured transactions, commercial collections, construction lien and bond law and affiliated commercial disciplines.
 
Prior to joining KMK, Devon was a law clerk to the Honorable G. Michael Halfenger in the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Cindy Thyer and the Honorable Barbara Halsey, both in the Second Judicial Circuit of Arkansas. During law school, she worked as a research assistant to Professor Ken Gould.
 
Prior to law school, Devon spent more than eight years working at Wells Fargo Bank, where she managed projects for thousands of foreclosure and bankruptcy procedures.
 
Examples of her accomplishments include:

  • Drafted pleading and prosecuted proceedings to recover judgment on a $1,000,000 loan to a Vermont ski resort;
  • Represented interests of a construction supplier in a receivership proceeding of a high-profile hotel in Green Bay;
  • Negotiated a million-dollar settlement agreement and payment arrangement on a defaulted contract claim;
  • Represented interest of trade creditors in a toy retailer bankruptcy case of nearly $2,000,000; and,
  • Represented interests of secured and unsecured creditors in numerous bankruptcy proceedings including relief from stay, claim objection defense, and objecting to pleas.

 
Bar Admissions:

  • State of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin

 
Education:

  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, magna cum laude, J.D. (2016)
  • University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, summa cum laude, B.A., Political Science (2012)

 
Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Seventh Circuit Bar Association
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member: Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Creditor’s Rights Section

 
Judicial Clerkships:

  • The Honorable Cindy Thyer, the Second Judicial Circuit of Arkansas
  • The Honorable Barbara Halsey, the Second Judicial Circuit of Arkansas
  • The Honorable G. Michael Halfenger in the United States Bankruptcy Court, E.D. of Wisconsin

 



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