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Keith J. Larson
Louisville, Kentucky
phone (502) 371-3523
fax (502) 371-9223
email larson@derbycitylaw.com

Keith J. Larson is a member of the firm’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Group. His practice includes state and federal civil litigation at the trial and appellate levels, with a focus on bankruptcy and commercial litigation. Keith has tried numerous bench and jury trials, and has extensive experience litigating adversary proceedings in bankruptcy court. He recently argued a case of first impression to the Supreme Court of Iowa after winning summary judgment at the trial court level.

While attending law school, Keith served as the Communications Director for John Sarbanes for Congress and later as a legal assistant for United States Senator Barbara Mikulski. Upon graduation, he worked as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Judge Sean D. Wallace, a trial court judge for the State of Maryland.

Publications and Presentations
Bar Briefs Louisville Bar Association - Sept. 2016 - The article considers the late Justice Scalia’s mark on bankruptcy appellate law and explores three landmark decisions.

Congress: Resolve Split on Chapter 7 Substantial-Contribution Claims, AM. BANKR. INST. J., Apr. 2016, at 20

Republican Revolutionaries and Tea Party Patriots: A Public Choice Analysis of Congressional Term Limits, 86 ST. JOHN’S L. REV. 761 (2012)

Does Credit that Diminishes the Estate Qualify as New Value?, AM. BANKR. INST. J., July 2015, at 16

The Medical Bankruptcy Fairness Act of 2014: Cure or Misdiagnosis?, AM. BANKR. INST. LEGIS. COMM. (2014)

Bankruptcy or Bailout: Senators Seek to Replace Title II of Dodd-Frank with a New Bankruptcy Chapter 14, AM. BANKR. INST. LEGIS. COMM. (2014)

Early-Intervention Contacts and the Automatic Stay: CFPB Reconciles Conflict Between RESPA Rule and the Bankruptcy Code, AM. BANKR. INST. LEGIS. COMM. (2014)

The Protecting Employees & Retirees in Municipal Bankruptcies Act, AM. BANKR. INST. LEGIS. COMM. (2014)

Bankruptcy: A Creditor’s Perspective, NAT. BUSS. INST. CONTINUING EDUCATION SEMINAR
Presented legal education seminar on obtaining relief from the automatic stay, filing successful proofs of claim, and tactics for defending avoidance actions.

The Senate Hold: Preliminary Evidence from the Baker Years, (with Congressman Daniel Lipinski and C. Lawrence Evans, cited in WALTER J. OLESZEK, CONGRESSIONAL PROCEDURES & THE POLICY PROCESS (2004))

National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
Kentucky Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association, Vice-Chair Appellate Division
American Bankruptcy Institute, National Membership Director for the Legislation Committee
Young Professionals Association of Louisville
Admissions and Courts
U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
University of Maryland School of Law, 2008
Awarded Certificate of Concentration in Health Law

The College of William and Mary, Virginia, 2003
B.A. Government with High Honors
Bankruptcy Reorganization
Financial Restructuring
Commercial Litigation and Appeals

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