Bradshaw Law

Krystal R. Mikkilineni

Associate
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Phone:
515-246-5880
Fax:
515-246-5808
Assistant:
Bari Rogers
Phone:
515-246-5846

State Bar Admissions

Iowa, 2013
Washington, 2020

Federal Court Admissions

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Iowa
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Iowa
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Nebraska
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit

Background

Krystal Mikkilineni obtained her J.D. in 2013 from Drake University Law School in Des Moines, Iowa. Prior to joining the Bradshaw Law Firm in 2014, she clerked for the Honorable Anita L. Shodeen, Chief Judge at the Southern District of Iowa Bankruptcy Court. While at Bradshaw, she focused her practice primarily on representation of debtors, creditors, committees, and trustees in bankruptcy and reorganization cases. Krystal moved to Seattle in 2019 where she clerked for the Honorable Brian D. Lynch in the Tacoma division of the Western District of Washington Bankruptcy Court. She then moved back to Des Moines and re-joined the Bradshaw Law Firm in 2020 focusing again on bankruptcy and reorganization issues.

Krystal is actively involved in the bankruptcy and restructuring field and is involved in many bankruptcy professional organizations. She participated as one of forty attorneys in the 2019 Next Generation Program of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges in Washington, D.C. She also regularly speaks at conferences and seminars on various topics related to the bankruptcy field.

Education

University of Northern Iowa (B.A., magna cum laude, 2009)

Drake University Law School (J.D., with honors, Business Law Certificate, 2013)

  • Member, 2011-2012 and Note Editor, 2012-2013, Drake Journal of Agricultural Law
  • Administrative Vice President, Business Law Society, 2011-2012
  • Drake Law Women
  • Secretary, Moot Court Board, 2011-2012
  • Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity
  • International Law Society

Clerkships

Judicial Law Clerk, Anita L. Shodeen, Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Iowa, 2013-2014
Judicial Law Clerk, Brian D. Lynch, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Washington, Tacoma Division, 2019-2020

Professional Achievements

•    One of forty participants in the 2019 Next Generation Program of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges

•    The M&A Advisor 13th Annual Turnaround Award (2019) – Industrials Deal of the Year (Under $100MM), Acquisition of Wellman Dynamics Corporation by TCTM Financial

•    The M&A Advisor 17th Annual M&A Advisor Award (2018) – Industrials Deal of the Year ($50MM -$100MM), Acquisition of Wellman Dynamics Corporation by TCTM Financial

•    The M&A Advisor 12th Annual Turnaround Award (2018) – Section 363 Sale of the Year ($10MM to $25MM), Sale of Central Iowa Healthcare (CIH) assets to Allen Health Systems, Inc. (UnityPoint)

Leadership Positions

Federal Bar Association, Iowa Chapter

  • Board Member, 2015-Present
  • Secretary, 2016-2019

Lupus Foundation of America, Iowa Chapter

  • Board Member, 2016-2019
  • Walk to End Lupus Committee Member, 2016-2019

International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)

  • Midwest Network, Vice Chair, 2019

Professional Memberships and Admissions

American Bankruptcy Institute
Iowa State Bar Association
International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)
Federal Bar Association, Iowa Chapter
Polk County Bar Association
Polk County Women Attorneys
Turnaround Management Association, Chicago/Midwest Chapter

Speeches and Seminars

2019 Bankruptcy Reform & the Small Business Reorganization Act, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Washington Bench/Bar Meetings, January 2020

Bitcoin, Blockchain & Bankruptcy, All-Iowa Bankruptcy Seminar, Federal Bar Association, Iowa Chapter & Bankruptcy Seminars, Inc., September 2018

Tips from Law Clerks/Chambers, All-Iowa Bankruptcy Seminar, Federal Bar Association, Iowa Chapter & Bankruptcy Seminars, Inc., September 2018

8th Circuit Case Law Update, 34th Annual Bankruptcy Conference, Federal Bar Association, Iowa Chapter, October 30, 2015

8th Circuit Case Law Update, 33rd Annual Bankruptcy Conference, Federal Bar Association, Iowa Chapter, October 30, 2014

News

May 7, 2020 - Krystal R. Mikkilineni Returns to Bradshaw Law Firm's Bankruptcy Law Practice Area

January 31, 2020 - Bradshaw, Fowler, Proctor & Fairgrave, P.C. Confirms Chapter 11 Plan in Sivyer Steel Bankruptcy

December 19, 2018 - The M&A Advisor 13th Annual Turnaround Awards Honors Bradshaw, Fowler, Proctor & Fairgrave, P.C.

November 6, 2018 - The 2018 M&A Advisor Awards Honors Bradshaw, Fowler, Proctor & Fairgrave, P.C.

February 9, 2018 - Bradshaw, Fowler, Proctor & Fairgrave, P.C. Confirms Chapter 11 Plan in Regional Hospital Bankruptcy

December 21, 2017 - The M&A Advisor 12th Annual Turnaround Awards Honors Bradshaw, Fowler, Proctor & Fairgrave, P.C.

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