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Patricia B. Jefferson

Patricia B. Jefferson

Patricia B. Jefferson is a principal in the Baltimore office of the Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy group. Patti represents diverse clients (lenders, commercial lessors, committees, trustees and other creditors) in all aspects of bankruptcy cases, including cash collateral use, debtor-in-possession financing, dischargeability litigation, claims objections, executory contract and lease disputes, asset sales, automatic stay litigation and avoidance actions.

Additionally, she represents and advises secured lenders in formulating and executing workout strategies outside of bankruptcy cases. Patti also represents secured and unsecured creditors in commercial collections matters and advises clients regarding distressed real estate and commercial foreclosures.

Patti is a regular speaker at legal education seminars sponsored by the Bankruptcy Bar Association for the District of Maryland.

Patti is an Honors graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law, where she was elected to the Order of Barristers, and served as an associate editor of The Business Lawyer and vice-president of the Moot Court Board. During the summer of 2003, Patti worked as a summer associate with Miles & Stockbridge.

Affiliations & Recognition

Professional Involvement

  • American Bankruptcy Institute

  • Bankruptcy Bar Association for District of Maryland, Baltimore Chapter Chair (2009-2010), At-Large Director (2010-2011), Spring Break CLE Planning Committee (2009-2011)

  • International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation

  • Maryland Bar Association

  • Turnaround Management Association, Chesapeake Chapter, Board of Directors (2010-2011)


  • Best Lawyers in America®: Selected for inclusion in the area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation - Bankruptcy (2018-2019)

  • Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business: Listed in the area of Litigation: Bankruptcy (2015-2018)

  • The Daily Record: Successful Before 40/VIP List (2018)

  • University of Maryland School of Law: Order of the Barristers (2004)


Case Examples

Bankruptcy Litigation


We served as counsel to a large international financial institution in an action brought against it by the Chapter 11 Trustee...

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Press Coverage


Speaking Engagements

"Receivership Panel," American Bankruptcy Institute Mid-Atlantic Conference, Hershey, Pennsylvania (August 08, 2013).