Wake Forest University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2016; Order of the Coif; Business Editor, Wake Forest Law Review
Indiana University, B.A., 2005
Andrew Kilpinen's practice encompasses all aspects of corporate restructuring, bankruptcy, and insolvency proceedings and litigation. He represents lenders, trade creditors and commercial landlords in and out of court. On the corporate side, Andrew negotiates and documents transactions against the backdrop of financial distress. His bankruptcy practice intersects many areas of law, including secured and unsecured debt, fraudulent transfers and preferences, environmental, real property, mass-tort liability, leases and contracts.
Andrew enjoys solving his clients’ most puzzling restructuring issues, helping them to identify their options and decide the best path forward. As a former business manager, he recognizes first-hand the challenges that his clients face and values understanding each business and its unique needs.
Before joining Robinson Bradshaw, Andrew was an associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago.
- Law Clerk, The Honorable Brendan L. Shannon, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, 2016-17
Represented a landlord and its affiliates in the multi-debtor Chapter 11 cases involving iHeart Media concerning their claims, real estate lease assumption and rejection issues, and cure amounts.
Represented a global technology and manufacturing company in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of Exide Technologies concerning its claims, assumption of its supply contracts, and its complete defense to alleged multimillion-dollar preference claims.
Represented lenders in the Article 9 foreclosures of failed companies in the health care industry.
Represented a large regional bank in pursuing collection remedies on a $12 million senior credit facility secured by substantially all assets of a NASCAR Cup Series race team, including pursuing appointment of receiver and, following a Chapter 11 filing, obtaining appointment of a Chapter 11 trustee that resulted in the sale of the race team.
Represented a health care company in connection with an out-of-court restructuring of a strategic venture capital investment.
Represented a power cooperative in the multi-debtor Chapter 11 cases involving Windstream and Frontier Communications concerning their claims and assumption of its contracts.
Represented the estate of an individual in litigation in federal court for the Middle District of North Carolina and the Fourth Circuit to collect a loan.
Represented a local church pro bono in litigation concerning the lease of real property that resulted in a favorable settlement.
News & Events
- Oct. 15, 2018
- American Bankruptcy Institute, Member