Doroteya N. Wozniak

Associate

Phone

404.997.6031

Phone2

404.997.6020

Fax

404.997.6021

Location

Atlanta

Biography

Doroteya represents a wide variety of clients in all aspects of bankruptcy proceedings, including preference actions, section 363 sales, use of cash collateral, contested Chapter 11 plans, and avoidance actions. Doroteya also focuses her practice on various other non-bankruptcy commercial litigation matters as well as advising clients on a variety of contract matters.

Doroteya is originally from Bulgaria but has resided in Georgia since 2001. She graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in International Affairs and Modern Languages, with a specific focus in French and Russian. After graduation, Doroteya worked as an assistant branch manager for a bank in Smyrna, Georgia. Then, Doroteya received her Juris Doctor from Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law in Macon. While at Mercer Law, she competed in the William W. Daniel National Invitational Mock Trial Competition and the AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition. Doroteya also served as the Intra-School Mock Trial Competition editor.

Practice Areas

Professional Organizations/Activities

  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member 
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section, Board of Directors, Member at Large
  • International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, Member
  • Turnaround Management Association, Member
  • International Insolvency Institute, NextGen Program, Member

Presentations + Publications

  • Loan Participation Agreements and the “Administrator Replacement Provision”
  • Boone, J. William and Doroteya N. Wozniak. “United States of America.” International Insolvency: Insolvency and Directors’ Duties. Fifth ed. London: Thomson Reuters (Professional) UK Limited. The European Lawyer Reference Series, 2016. 385-409. Print.
  • Boone, J. William and Doroteya N. Wozniak. “United States of America.” International Insolvency: Group Insolvency and Directors’ Duties. Fourth ed. London: Thomson Reuters (Professional) UK Limited. The European Lawyer Reference Series, 2015. 535-61. Print.
  • Boone, J. William, Michael A. Dunn, and Doroteya N. Wozniak. "United States." Debt Restructuring: An Alternative to Insolvency Proceedings. First ed. London: Thomson Reuters (Professional) UK Limited. The European Lawyer Reference Series, 2014. 343-63. Print.

Education

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia (B.S., International Affairs and Modern Languages, honors, 2006)

Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University (J.D., cum laude, 2011)

  • Mercer Advocacy Council, Member (2009 – 2011)
  • Intra-School Mock Trial Competition Editor, Mock Trial Board (2010 – 2011)
  • William W. Daniel National Invitational Mock Trial Competition Team, Member (2011)
  • AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition Team, Member (2010 – 2011)
  • Certificate in Advanced Legal Writing, Research and Drafting

Admitted

  • Georgia, 2011

Representative Experience

  • Counsel to foreign trustees in Chapter 15 requisition proceedings.  
  • Counsel to foreign creditor in connection with administrative priority claims and alleged preferential transfers.
  • Counsel to financial institutions and other types of secured creditors in all aspects of chapter 7, 13, and 11 bankruptcy proceedings. 
  • Counsel to telecommunications company as a creditor in Sec. 363 sale of assets.
  • Counsel to real estate development company in Chapter 11 restructuring resulting in full payout of all creditors. 
  • Counsel to manufacturing company in Chapter 11 restructuring resulting in the successful Sec. 363 sale of assets.
  • Counsel to pre-predefined secured lenders and debtor-in-possession lender.
  • Counsel to asset purchaser of all a section of the debtor’s assets through 363 sale.  

Administrative/Legal Assistant Contact

Name: Brenda Henderson
Title: Legal Assistant
Phone: 404.844.2767

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