Biography

Katelin’s wide range of bankruptcy and restructuring experience in and out of court allows her to examine complex legal issues from a creative perspective. Katelin has represented various types of clients through the chapter 11 process, such as debtors, lenders, official committees of unsecured creditors, secured creditors, and indenture trustees.

Prior to joining Young Conaway, Katelin honed her writing and researching skills, having clerked for the Hon. Jerrold N. Poslusny of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey and interned for the Hon. Joseph A. Greenaway Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Katelin’s experience in and familiarity with federal courts provides valuable insight to clients.

In law school, Katelin was selected to assist the chair of the UN Committee Against Torture during the committee’s 2014 session in Geneva, Switzerland and served as Articles Editor of the American University International Law Review, where her note Australia’s’ Guantanamo Bay: How Australian Migration Laws Violate the United Nations Convention Against Torture was published.

Education

  • New York University  (B.A., 2013)
  • American University Washington College of Law  (J.D., cum laude, 2016)
  • St. John's University School of Law  (LL.M. in Bankruptcy)
    • Expected May 2022

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware
  • New York
  • New Jersey

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Clerkships

  • Honorable Jerrold N. Poslusny, U.S. Bankruptcy Court - District of New Jersey

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Delaware State Bar Association
    • Executive Committee, 2021 - Present
    • Minority Judges & Lawyers Section
      • Vice-Chair Public Relations (2021 - Present)
      • Financial Secretary (2020 - 2021)
    • Women and the Law Section, Member
    • Bankruptcy Section, Member
  • Delaware Hispanic Bar Association
    • Secretary (2020 - Present)
  • Hispanic National Bar Association, Member
  • Delaware Bankruptcy American Inn of Court, Member
  • International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), Delaware Chapter, Member
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
  • Turnaround Management Association, Member
    • TMA Network of Women (NOW), Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member