Delaware's Busy Bankruptcy Court Appoints Its Newest Judge

By Rose Krebs (April 7, 2021, 3:54 PM EDT) -- An experienced bankruptcy attorney was sworn in Tuesday as the Delaware bankruptcy court's newest judge, giving the nation's busiest commercial bankruptcy venue a seventh member to help handle its hectic caseload.

Judge J. Kate Stickles, a member of Cole Schotz PC's bankruptcy and corporate restructuring department for the past 12 years, was sworn in during a private ceremony, the court announced. A public investiture will be held at a later date.

In the announcement, Chief Judge Christopher S. Sontchi said Judge Stickles brings the Delaware bankruptcy court's bench to seven members as she fills a seat left vacant by the retirement...

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