Kate P. Foley

Legal Administrative Assistant Jill M. Coderre


Kate is an associate in the firm’s Creditors’ Rights, Bankruptcy, and Reorganization Group. She assists with all aspects of the group’s practice and primarily focuses on creditors’ rights, bankruptcy and business restructuring. She frequently represents court-appointed trustees, Chapter 11 debtors, secured lenders, commercial landlords and other creditors in bankruptcy and restructuring matters.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for Massachusetts
  • Boston College Law School JD, cum laude (2011), Articles Editor, Boston College Journal of Law & Social Justice (formerly known as the Boston College Third World Law Journal)


    MAR, magna cum laude, in Ethics, Yale Divinity School (2008)

  • College of the Holy Cross B.A.in Political Science and Religious Studies, magna cum laude (2006)


  • Steering Committee, "Emerging Leaders Program," 26th Annual Northeast Conference, American Bankruptcy Institute, 2019
  • Panelist, “Bankruptcy and Commercial Leasing – Issues Every Real Estate Attorney Should Know,” Boston Bar Association, Dec. 2018
  • Panelist, "Ten Things Every Lawyer Should Know About Bankruptcy," First Monday Educational Series, Worcester County Bar Association, Jan. 2018
  • Co-Author, "The Permissibility of Third-Party Releases," 24th Annual Northeast Conference, American Bankruptcy Institute, 2017
  • Panelist, “Demystifying Sanctions and Discipline in the Bankruptcy Court,” 27th Annual Bankruptcy Bench Meets Bar Conference, Boston Bar Association, 2017
  • Co-Author, “Debtor’s Discharge: Risks for Failure to Produce Records” and “Consequences and Strategies: Debtor’s Failure to Disclose Assets,” 11th Northeast Annual Consumer Forum, American Bankruptcy Institute, 2016
  • Co-Author, “Mortgage Avoidance Cases: Relevant Law and Updates,” 26th Annual Bankruptcy Bench Meets Bar Conference. Boston Bar Association, 2016
  • Co-Author (Answer Key and Panel Materials), “Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me...Ethical Considerations for Bankruptcy Practice," National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges 2014
  • Author, “Lien-Stripping in Chapter 7 Cases: Exploring the Impact of McNeal v. GMAC Mortg., LLC," 14th Annual New England Bankruptcy Law Conference, MCLE 2012

Professional / Community Affiliations

  • Boston Bar Association, (Committee Co-Chair, Practice and Procedure/History, Bankruptcy Section)
  • International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), Board of Directors
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Worcester County Bar Association