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Holly S. Miller

Holly S. Miller is an attorney in the firm's Philadelphia office. Holly concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial bankruptcy and commercial litigation. Holly represents Chapter 7 Panel Trustees in the United States Bankruptcy Court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and represents Chapter 7 and 11 debtors and financial institutions and judgment and trade creditors in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 matters in the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania and the District of New Jersey.

Holly serves as a Subchapter V Trustee in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the District of New Jersey and the District of Delaware in Chapter 11 cases filed under the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (SBRA).

After completing law school, Holly served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jeffrey L. Finley in the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas. Prior to entering private practice, Holly served as an Assistant District Attorney at the Bucks County District Attorney's Office where she was assigned to the Special Victims Unit, tried cases to verdict before both judge and jury and prosecuted appeals before both the Pennsylvania Superior and Supreme Courts.

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Education

  • B.A., Pennsylvania State University, 2000

  • M.A., Arcadia University, 2003

  • J.D., Widener University School of Law 2006; Editor-in-Chief, Widener Law Review, 2005-2006; Outstanding Service Award, 2006

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

  • New Jersey

  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania

  • Middle District of Pennsylvania

  • District of New Jersey

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Representative Matters

Bankruptcy:

  • Chapter 7 Panel Trustees in the administration and liquidation of assets of bankruptcy estates in the United States Bankruptcy Court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

  • Chapter 11 debtors in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

  • Financial institutions, judgment and trade creditors in chapter 7, 11 and 13 proceedings in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

  • Plaintiffs and defendants in preference and other avoidance actions in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

  • Out of court workouts for both debtors and creditors

Commercial Litigation:

  • Contract disputes

  • Business disputes

  • Judgment enforcement matters

  • Collections

Professional Affiliations

  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference, Vice Chair

  • Greater Philadelphia Network, International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), Board Member (Former Co-Chair)

  • Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project (CBAP), Board Member

Presentations

  • Subchapter V: Yes, No or Maybe?: Update on Procedures and Case Law, William H. Gindin Bankruptcy Bench Bar Conference, May 2022

  • Refresher on the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019, Bankruptcy Institute, October 2021

  • Tax Issues in Bankruptcy Cases, Philadelphia Bar Association, May 2020

  • Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019, Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference, November 2019

  • Avoidance Actions, 2019 Bankruptcy Institute, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, September 2019

  • Professional Compensation and Objections Thereto. Study of Relevant Cases and How to Avoid Pitfalls and Maximize Compensation, National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees (NABT), August 2019

  • Valuing Antiques and Collectibles, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, March 2019

  • Trademark License Rejection in Bankruptcy, Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference, November 2018

  • Social Media Evidence, National Business Institute, November 2018

  • 363 Sales and Other Chapter 11 Plan Alternatives, 2018 Bankruptcy Institute, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, October 2018

  • Recent Developments in Automatic Stay Litigation, Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference, November 2017

  • Equitable Mootness – A Highlight of the Third Circuit’s Recent Decisions, Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference, November 2015

Publications

  • “Domestic Partner’ Not “Spouse” Under Bankruptcy Code,” Legal Intelligencer, November 23, 2015

Honors & Awards

  • Selected as a Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2015 and 2016

  • Top 40 Under 40, American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA), 2017

Contact

8 Penn Center,1628 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Suite 1901
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103