Ms Neely is or has recently been involved in a broad variety of engagements, including representation of the creditors' committee in the Chapter 11 case for Franchise Pictures LLC and its affiliates; Legg Mason Real Estate Investors and its affiliates in several Chapter 11 cases involving real estate developments; and Daewoo Motor Co and its Korean reorganisation receiver in litigation with its former US distributor subsidiary.
Among other engagements, Ms Neely is on the faculty of the advanced programme of the New York University Law School's annual workshop on bankruptcy and business reorganisation, and is chair of the ALI-ABA advanced Chapter 11 programme. She recently taught at the Federal Judicial Center Workshop for Bankruptcy Judges, the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, the Southeast Bankruptcy Law Institute, and the ABA section of litigation annual meeting.
Ms Neely regularly works with Congress regarding bankruptcy legislation in her capacity as chair of the committee on legislation of the National Bankruptcy Conference (NBC), and serves on the NBC's executive committee. She recently finished her term as a vice president of the American College of Bankruptcy and her service as chair of its Educational Programs Committee.
Ms Neely received her JD (Order of the Coif) from Stanford Law School in 1971 and her BA (Phi Beta Kappa) from Stanford University in 1970. She was an assistant professor at Harvard Law School during 1975-1977. She is admitted in California.
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