Peggy Hunt, Co-Managing Shareholder of the Salt Lake City office, focuses her practice representing clients in complex bankruptcy and receivership proceedings, and in related litigation. She serves as a trustee and receiver, and has deep experience advising fiduciaries, such as Chapter 11 and 7 trustees, equity receivers in Ponzi schemes, state court receivers, post-confirmation liquidating trustees, and foreign liquidators. Over her nearly 30-year career, Peggy has represented distressed companies, banks and creditors, committees, and fiduciaries in virtually all aspects of the workout, restructuring, and liquidating process, including in prosecuting and defending avoidance actions, claim objections and stay relief issues, as well as handling contested Chapter 11 confirmation proceedings and complex structured liquidations.
A Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy, Peggy serves as a Panel Chapter 7 trustee for the District of Utah. She is a 2019 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award awarded by the Utah Chapter of the Federal Bar Association for her work in and service to the federal courts in Utah. Peggy is a leader in numerous professional and civic organizations. She currently serves as an appointed Commissioner on the Utah Securities Commission, President of the Utah Bar Foundation, and immediate Past-President of the Board of Advisors for the Utah Museum of Natural History. Passionate about advancing the status of women and girls in Utah, Peggy 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.
- Restructuring and bankruptcy
- Bankruptcy and insolvency litigation
- Chapter 11 reorganizations and liquidations
- Chapter 7 liquidation
- Trustee and receiver representation
- Federal court equity receiverships
- Ponzi scheme and fraud matters
- Bankruptcy appeals
- Cooperative bankruptcies