Laurie A. Krepto
Philadelphia Office

123 South Broad Street
Avenue of the Arts
Philadelphia, PA 19109

P: 215-772-7410
F: 215-772-7620

Wilmington Office

1105 North Market Street
15th floor
Wilmington, DE 19801

P: 302-504-7800
F: 302-504-7820


Laurie A. Krepto concentrates her practice primarily on bankruptcy, insolvency, creditors’ rights matters, and commercial litigation.

Laurie represents creditors, debtors, committees, and trustees in bankruptcy proceedings. Her bankruptcy litigation experience includes, among other things, defending and prosecuting preference and fraudulent transfer actions, automatic stay disputes, equitable subordination claims, non-dischargeability actions, and enforcement of contract rights. She also counsels clients on implementing procedures for mitigating credit risks and on bankruptcy-related issues.

Laurie practices in the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, the Districts of New Jersey and Delaware, as well as other jurisdictions.

Selected Publications

  • Author, “Serial Filings and Section 1127(b) of the Bankruptcy Code: If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It,” Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, Volume 24, No. 3 (2015)
  • Contributor, ABI/Third Circuit Updates, 2003
  • Co-author, “Section 542-Turnover of Property of the Estate 1999-2000,” Norton’s Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law (West Group)
  • Co-author, “Article of Bankruptcy Update,” The Legal Intelligencer, March 1997

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer attorney and member of the Board of Directors of the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project (CBAP) which provides pro bono legal services to low income Philadelphia residents
  • Member of the Board of Directors of The Pennypack Farm & Education Center (PFEC), a charitable, non-profit community supported agricultural farm located in Montgomery County, PA dedicated to making local sustainable agriculture an important part of our community though farming, education and events
  • Girl Scout Leader, Brownie Troop No. 7230, St. Helena Parish, Blue Bell, PA

Professional Activities & Achievements

  • Member of the Pennsylvania, Delaware, District of Columbia, Philadelphia and Montgomery Bar Associations
  • Member of the American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Agricultural Law Committee

Academic Achievements

Laurie received a J.D., cum laude, from Temple University School of Law.  While at Temple Law School, Laurie was a member of Temple Law Review and the Moot Court Honor Society and was awarded “Best Brief” for the Polsky Moot Court Competition. Laurie also received Distinguished Class Performance honors and was a member of the Dean’s List. Laurie was also member of the Student Bar Association: Student-Faculty Admissions Committee and the recipient of the American Counsel Association Scholarship.

Laurie received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, cum laude, from Temple University, where she was a member of the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, a member of the Dean’s List, and the recipient of two scholarships: Senior Excellence Scholarship and the W.W. Smith Scholarship.

Laurie recently completed a General Music Studies (Business) Certificate at Berklee College of Music Online.