Amelia L. Hurt
joins Kelly Hart as an associate in the Bankruptcy and Business Reorganization section.
Ms. Hurt's practice focuses on bankruptcy and bankruptcy litigation, where she represents debtors, debtors-in-possession, creditors, and trustees in Chapter 11 cases throughout the country. Ms. Hurt also handles bankruptcy-related litigation matters and appellate work, including cases before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Hurt's legal expertise includes prosecuting and defending preference actions in bankruptcy, requiring an in-depth analysis of both the elements and defenses to a preference.
Ms. Hurt routinely consults clients on bankruptcy claims. Her representation includes advising clients on the terms and conditions of plans of reorganization in large bankruptcy cases.
Ms. Hurt's experience also includes representation of both individuals and businesses in a wide variety of commercial litigation matters, including oil and gas contractual disputes, class actions, administrative proceedings, and arbitration.
Amelia Hurt earned her J.D., cum laude, from Louisiana State University, where she served as Senior Editor of the Louisiana Law Review. During law school, Ms. Hurt interned for the Honorable Harlin Hale, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Texas. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Hurt was a term law clerk to the Honorable Craig A. Gargotta, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Texas.