MINNEAPOLIS, MN—Winthrop & Weinstine is pleased to announce that Cynthia Hegarty has joined the firm as Counsel in the Creditors’ Remedies, Bankruptcy & Work-Out Practice.
Hegarty has more than 20 years of experience representing clients in the areas of bankruptcy, workouts and financial restructuring, creditors’ rights and remedies, receivership, financial litigation, and trust and estate disputes and litigation. She represents creditors, receivers, landlords, bidders, buyers, and other parties in interest in all aspects of Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy proceedings. She has defended landlords, employees, critical vendors and other suppliers and service providers in avoidable transfer and preference litigation and has worked with those same parties in asserting claims in bankruptcy proceedings.
Hegarty is currently chair of the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Law Section, and previously served as Vice-Chair, Treasurer, and Secretary of the Section. She earned her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and her J.D. from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law.