Professional Experience

Her bankruptcy practice includes the representation of creditors in business and consumer cases, Chapter 7 Trustees and creditors committees, and debtors in Chapter 11 cases. She also defends creditors and debt-collectors in actions brought under the FDCPA, and various other consumer protection laws.

Tucker’s more recent experience includes:

  • Counsel for creditors holding PACA and administrative priority claims in several large Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.
  • Local counsel for mortgage lenders in a number of actions, including putative class actions, brought by governmental entities and consumers.
  • Preference defense for creditors against whom preference demands have been made.
  • Representation of Trustees in recovery of fraudulent transfers.
  • Lead Counsel for creditors and debt collectors in a number of cases brought by consumers in state and federal courts alleging violation of various consumer protection laws, including Born v. Hosto & Buchan, which was selected as Benchmark Litigation’s Arkansas “Case of the Year.”
  • Debtor’s counsel in Chapter 11 proceeding of building supply company with seven Arkansas retail and wholesale locations.

She is a member of the American Bar Association in the Business Law Section; Arkansas Bar Association, where she has served on the Agricultural Law Committee; Pulaski County Bar Association; American Bankruptcy Institute; and is a past-president of the Debtor-Creditor Bar of Central Arkansas.

Recognition

Since 2010, Tucker has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the fields of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation – Banking and Finance. In 2015, she was named the Best Lawyers’ “Lawyer of the Year” in Little Rock for Litigation – Banking and Finance. She was also honored as “2011 Benchmark Litigator of the Year” in Arkansas. She has also been named a Mid-South Super Lawyer for her work in Bankruptcy since 2013. Tucker has also served as a seminar speaker on various topics, such as bankruptcy law and federal farm benefits under the Department of Agriculture regulations.

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