Peggy Hunt

Partner at Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Peggy Hunt

Peggy Hunt

Partner at Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Biography

Overview

PEGGY HUNT HELPS PARTIES NAVIGATE COMPLEX BANKRUPTCY AND RECEIVERSHIP PROCEEDINGS.

Peggy Hunt has been working in the area of bankruptcy and receivership law for over 25 years. She currently co-chairs Dorsey’s Bankruptcy Practice Group and is a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy. She serves as a Panel Chapter 7 trustee for the District of Utah and has represented distressed companies, banks and creditors, equity holders and Chapter 11 and 7 trustees in all aspects of the workout, restructuring and liquidating process, including in related litigation. Peggy serves as lead counsel to trustees and equity receivers appointed in some of the largest Ponzi and securities fraud cases in Utah, including Castle Arch Real Estate Investment Company, LLC, National Note of Utah, LC, and Waterford Funding, LLC. She serves as the court-appointed receiver for Traffic Monsoon, LLC.

Known for a pragmatic approach and a solid understanding of the judicial process gained through judicial clerkships served in trial and appellate courts, Peggy regularly speaks on topics involving bankruptcy and receivership law. She has been a member of the Bankruptcy Court Local Rules Committee, and she is a Contributing Author for the Collier Bankruptcy Practice Guide. A leader, Peggy currently serves on numerous professional and civic boards. She was appointed by Governor Gary Herbert as a Commissioner on the Utah Securities Commission. Peggy is also a member of the Utah Bar Foundation Board, the Government Relations Committee of the Federal Bar Association, and is a Past-President of the Utah Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

Peggy is passionate about advancing the status of women and girls in Utah. She co-founded the Utah Women’s Giving Circle of the Community Foundation of Utah and is a former President of Women Lawyers of Utah and of the Utah Women’s Forum. Peggy currently sits on the Federal Bar Association’s Task Force on Diversity.

Peggy is admitted to the Bar in Massachusetts, Utah and the Third, Fifth, Ninth and Tenth Circuits.

Experience

Representative Work

Clients appreciate the technical expertise Peggy has developed during her years in private practice and her time clerking for both trial and appellate court judges. Among other things, she has served as lead attorney on the following matters:

Representative Cases

* SEC v. Traffic Monsoon, LLC, and Charles Scoville (D. Utah)

* In re Castle Arch Real Estate Investment Company, LLC, et al. (Bankr. D. Utah)
* SEC v. National Note of Utah LC et al. (D. Utah)
* In re Waterford Funding, LLC et al. (Bankr. D. Utah)
* In re Copper King Mining Company (Bankr. D. Utah)

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Number of Boards

5

Number of Awards

4

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Member
Current

The Federal Bar Association (FBA), founded in 1920, is dedicated to the advancement of the science of jurisprudence and to promoting the welfare, interests, education, and professional development of all attorneys involved in federal law. Our members run the gamut of federal practice: attorneys practicing in small to large legal firms, attorneys in corporations and federal agencies, and members of the judiciary. The FBA is the catalyst for communication between the bar and the bench, as well as the private and public sectors.

Fellow
Current

The College was formed in 1989 and has over 800 Fellows that are selected by a Board of Regents from among recommendations received from the Circuit Admissions Council in each federal judicial circuit. The Regents select those who meet the following standards: (i) the highest professional qualifications and ethical standards; (ii) the highest level of character, integrity, professional expertise and leadership which demonstrates the likelihood that they will continue to contribute to the enhancement of bankruptcy and insolvency scholarship, continuing education, and contributions to the improvement of the bankruptcy and insolvency processes; (iii) a commitment to fostering and furthering the objectives of the College; (iv) sustained evidence of scholarship, teaching, lecturing and distinguished published writings on bankruptcy practice or insolvency practice, procedure, philosophy, improvements and reforms which demonstrates a consistent contribution to the enhancement of bankruptcy and insolvency literature, education, practice and the overall improvement of the process.The mission of the College is to honor and recognize distinguished bankruptcy professionals who are qualified for membership in an effort to set standards of achievement for others in the insolvency community, and to fund and assist projects that enhance the highest quality of bankruptcy practice, including undergraduate and graduate programs related to bankruptcy and insolvency. Historically, the prestigious American College of Bankruptcy Induction Ceremony, a black tie event, has been held in early spring at the United States Supreme Court Great Hall, followed by a reception. Well known individuals who have addressed the Induction Ceremony include Supreme Court Justices, members of Congress, Department of Justice officials, White House staff members, academicians and appellate judges.

Career History
Partner
Current

Dorsey & Whitney LLP is a business law that provides legal solutions catering to the needs of business as they enter new markets, establish joint ventures overseas, and navigate international law. The company was founded in in 1912 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2015 - Current
President
Prior
President
Prior
Chapter 7 Panel Trustees, District of Utah
Current

The Department of Justice enforces the law and defends the interests of the United States according to the law; ensures public safety against threats foreign and domestic; provides federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; seeks just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and ensures fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

Member, Local Rules Committee
Prior
Awards & Honors
Court Admission: US Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Court Admission: US Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
Admitted to the Massachusetts Bar
Creative Works
Contributing Author

Collier's Bankruptcy Practice Guide

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