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Shelley N. Ripley

Partner

Location:
Spokane
Phone:
509.755.2067
Fax:
509.282.8406
Email:
sripley@hawleytroxell.com

Biography

Shelley Ripley practices in the areas of banking, real estate, business and corporate and creditors’ rights and insolvency issues. Shelley has considerable experience advising commercial and corporate clients, including financial institutions, on regulatory and compliance matters. She also has vast experience in asset and stock acquisitions, commercial loan documentation and workouts, commercial leasing, and landlord-tenant disputes. She also represents creditors in all aspects of the collection, including bankruptcy, real estate foreclosures, and receiverships.

BAR ADMISSIONS

Washington

Idaho

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington

U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington

U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Washington

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Washington

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Idaho

U.S. Court of Federal Claims

PROFESSIONAL/COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS

Eastern Washington University Foundation, Past Board Member, Audit Committee

Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants

Washington Women Lawyers, former Spokane County Chapter State Representative

Susan G. Komen Eastern Washington Affiliate, Past President

Inland Northwest Council, Boy Scouts of America, Past Board Member

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Certified Public Accountant, licensed in Washington State

Spokane Community College, Adjunct Professor of Real Estate Transactions II

EDUCATION

Law School:

Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D. cum laude, 1998

Undergraduate:

Eastern Washington University, B.A. 1993

SIGNIFICANT REPRESENTATION

Lead attorney representing bankruptcy trustee in $138 million Ponzi scheme, 2011–present

Successfully consolidated non-debtor entities in Bankruptcy Court, In Re LLS America, LLC, 2011

Successfully pursued Ponzi scheme and insolvency finding, In Re LLS America, LLC, 2013

Awarded over $22 million against Ponzi scheme investors

Stock purchase of a west-side manufacturing company, 2014

Local financing transaction in excess of $100 million, 2008

Reverse merger of an international manufacturing company, $9 million, 2008

Stock purchase of an international manufacturing company, $9 million, 2007

Restraint of a $3.8 million commercial non-judicial foreclosure, 2007

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