Anne J. White is Of Counsel to Demeo LLP. Ms. White was formerly a partner at Klieman, Lyons, Schindler & Gross, where she worked for nearly 20 years.
Ms. White represents debtors and secured and unsecured creditors in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 proceedings. She is also a member of the panel of Chapter 7 Trustees appointed by the United States Trustee. As a member of the Chapter 7 Trustee panel, Ms. White administers a considerable variety of Chapter 7 cases and has successfully distributed significant creditor-distributions in multiple cases. She has also served as a Chapter 11 Trustee in both individual and corporate cases by special appointment of the United States Trustee’s office. Ms. White is especially suited to advise financially distressed individuals and businesses because of her wide experience and detailed knowledge of the bankruptcy process from all perspectives – debtor, creditor and trustee.
Since 2002, Boston Magazine has featured Ms. White as one of a select few bankruptcy lawyers named to its annual Best Lawyers listing. She is also a frequent lecturer and author on a variety of bankruptcy topics. For the last four years, Ms. White has served as Conference Co-Chair of the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Annual Northeast Consumer Winter Forum. She has written multiple articles for Massachusetts Legal Continuing Education (MCLE), including a most recent contribution entitled “Trust Assets and Recovery in Bankruptcy,” which she authored as Panel Chair for presentation on the topic of “Property of the Bankruptcy Estate – Is It or Isn’t It” at the 14th Annual New England Bankruptcy Law Conference 2012, which is the MCLE’s flagship bankruptcy program.
Ms. White received her B.A., magna cum laude, from St. Lawrence University in 1975; her M.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1977; and her J.D. from Boston University Law School in 1980.
Ms. White is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the First Circuit Court of Appeals. From 2003 through 2005, Ms. White served as co-chair of the Boston Bar Association Bankruptcy Law Section, where she participated in scores of substantive programs regarding bankruptcy law and bankruptcy law statutory changes. She is also a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation.
She lives with her husband in the South End of Boston. Their son is a creative artist in Los Angeles, CA.
J.D., Boston University Law School ’80
M.A., University of Minnesota ’77
B.A., magna cum laude, St. Lawrence University ’75
U.S. District, Massachusetts
U.S Court of Appeals, First Circuit