Susan Seabury

Principal and Forensic, Litigation, and Valuation Services General Counsel

Susan Seabury has over twenty years of experience in financial, forensic, and legal matters, including the preparation of financial analyses and reports on an array of bankruptcy, insolvency and forensic issues. She has provided financial advisory services to numerous constituencies, including debtors, creditors’ committees, bondholders, secured creditors, and purchasers. Susan has provided services relating to expert testimony on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in multi-billion dollar litigation.

She is also experienced in conducting fraud investigations and examinations, forensic investigations, and remedies. Susan has specialized expertise in the use of sophisticated statistical techniques to detect fraudulent activity and financial deception. She provides consulting services in the areas of risk and business intelligence services, fraudulent transfer and preference analysis, distressed business valuation, inter-creditor disputes, and fiduciary duty compliance services. Susan has represented debtors, creditors and committees in a variety of industries, including real estate/construction, manufacturing and distribution, transportation, energy, telecommunications and retail. She has also served as a mediator in highly complex commercial matters and inter-creditor disputes.

Experience

  • In re Caesars Entertainment Operating Company (financial advisor to the Special Governance Committee)
  • In re Sabine Oil & Gas Corporation (financial advisors to the Independent Committee of the Board of Directors)
  • In re Patriot Coal Corporation (financial advisor to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors)
  • In re Residential Capital, LLC et al. (financial advisor to the Examiner)
  • Adelphia Communications Corp., et al. v. FPL Group, Inc. and West Boca Security, Inc. (litigation support on behalf of defendant)
  • Tronox Incorporated, et al. v. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and Kerr-McGee Corporation, et al (litigation support on behalf of plaintiff)
  • In re Petra Fund REIT Corp., et al (financial advisor to the examiner)
  • ASARCO, LLC v. Sterlite (USA,) Inc. and Sterlite Industries (India), Ltd. (In re ASARCO, LLC et al.) (litigation support on behalf of defendant)

Involvement

  • American Bankruptcy Institute, member
  • Georgia Bar Association, bankruptcy and entertainment and sports law sections member
  • International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, member
  • Atlanta Bar Association, bankruptcy section member

Thought Leadership

  • Guest lecturer at Georgia State University, New York Law School, and the University of Georgia School Of Law
  • Guest lecturer on terrorism at the Alabama Chapter of the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) and the Metropolitan Police Executives’ Association and on cultural and legal issues for US Central Command and US Special Operations Command, Tampa, Florida
  • Authored or co-authored several books, articles, and other publications

Education

Georgia State University College of Law
Juris Doctor, Cum laude

Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University
Master Of Business Administration

Economics, Vanderbilt University
Bachelor of Arts