Burr & Forman

Valerie K. Richmond

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  • J.D., DePaul University College of Law (1998)
  • B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1994)



New York

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • Illinois Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of New York

  • International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • State Bar of Georgia, Bankruptcy Law Section
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section
  • W. Homer Drake, Jr., Georgia Bankruptcy American Inn of Court, Barrister, Pro Bono Co-Chair (2016-2018)

Counsel | Atlanta, GA

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Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy Bankruptcy Litigation Workouts, Restructurings & Enforcement Arbitration & Mediation

Valerie serves as Counsel in the Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy practice group where she primarily focuses on the representation of creditors, trustees, committees, and receivers, as well as other institutional lenders, including national and regional banks, in all aspects of creditors' rights and workouts, both inside and out of bankruptcy court.

In addition, Valerie also represents lenders in connection with the negotiating, structuring and documenting of various commercial loans including interest rate swaps, asset based loans and factoring transactions.