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  • J.D., Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, 2012
  • B.A., University of Delaware, with honors, 2008

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Delaware

Memberships & Affiliations

Delaware Bankruptcy American
Inn of Court

Delaware State Bar Association

International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)
American Bankruptcy Institute

Shannon Dougherty Humiston

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  • T: 302.984.6344
    F: 302.442.4709

Shannon Humiston is an associate in McCarter’s Bankruptcy & Restructuring group, focusing her practice on creditor rights, bankruptcy and commercial litigation. Ms. Humiston represents lenders, financial institutions, secured and unsecured creditors as well as bankruptcy trustees in both state and federal court proceedings. Ms. Humiston has experience litigating commercial foreclosure actions and actions to enforce promissory notes and guaranties. Ms. Humiston represents secured creditors in various bankruptcy court proceedings, including actions objecting to discharge, actions objecting to the dischargeability of a particular debt, motions to lift the automatic stay, and defense of avoidance actions.

Ms. Humiston also assists in the representation of trustees in bankruptcy proceedings, including litigation to avoid and recover fraudulent conveyances and preferential transfers, claim objections, actions challenging the extent and validity of a claim, motions to recover property, “363” sales, private and public auctions, and estate administration.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Humiston represented a wide variety of parties in all aspects of bankruptcy, including individual and corporate debtors, creditors’ committees, chapter 7 and 11 trustees, chapter 11 fee examiners, directors and officers, landlords, vendors, trade creditors, utility companies, and other secured and unsecured creditors.