Kristin B. Mayhew is a recognized litigation attorney focusing her practice in the areas of bankruptcy, corporate restructuring, creditor’s rights, workouts, business law and business litigation.  She has extensive experience representing creditors, secured lenders, creditors’ committees, Chapter 11 trustees, commercial landlords, trade creditors and debtors-in possession in both reorganizations and liquidations in federal bankruptcy court and out of court workouts.  Kristin also has a broad range of experience handling complex commercial litigation matters, including resolving business-related disputes in both state and federal courts.  She has represented parties across a span of industries, including arts and entertainment, communication, construction, energy, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, real estate and retail.

Kristin is a past president and chairperson of the Connecticut Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association and presently serves as a member of its Board of Directors.  She also holds several leadership roles within the Connecticut Bar Association’s Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section, currently serving as chair of the Executive Committee and on the Public Outreach Committee.  She is a board member of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, Connecticut Chapter and is also a Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation.


  • Bridgeport
    850 Main Street
    P.O. Box 7006
    Bridgeport, CT 06601-7006
  • Professional Affiliations

    Turnaround Management Association, Connecticut Chapter - board of directors (2007-present); chairman (2012-2014); president (2009-2011)

    Connecticut Bar Association, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section - Executive Committee (2015-present) and chair (2022); vice chair (2020-2021); secretary and treasurer (2018-2019); Public Outreach Committee (2021-2022);  Connecticut Annual Bankruptcy Conference Planning Committee (2018-2021); Bench/Bar Committee, chair (2016-2018)

    International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, Connecticut Chapter - board of directors, (2009-present)

    The Business Counsel of Fairfield County - Leadership Program

    Connecticut Bar Foundation, Fellow

    American Bankruptcy Institute

    American Bar Association

    Honors & Recognitions

    Named a Best Lawyer in the 2023 Edition of Best Lawyers in America for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

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    Bar and Court Admissions

    • State of Connecticut
    • State of New Jersey
    • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
    • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit


    Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude

    Lafayette College, B.A.

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