Jill H. Perrella

Jill H. Perrella: Attorney with Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
  • Associate at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (433 Attorneys)
  • One South Church Avenue, Suite 1500, Tucson, AZ 85701
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Biography

Jill Perrella is an associate in the firm’s Bankruptcy and Reorganization group. She represents creditors and debtors in complex commercial bankruptcy cases and state court litigation. Jill has significant experience representing financial institutions.

Representative Presentations and Publications

• Equitable Issues in Bankruptcy, Arizona State Bar Convention (June 2018)
• Electrifying the Bankruptcy Code: Is Electricity a 'Good' for Purposes of 11 U.S.C. 503(b)(9)?, The American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Volume 90, Issue 4 (2016)
•Commencement Keynote Speaker, Gila Bend High School Graduation, Gila Bend, AZ (May 2013)
• Differences between the Various Types of Bankruptcy Chapter Proceedings/Overview of an Adversary Proceeding, Tucson Paralegal Association General Membership Meeting (March 2013)
• Issues in Joint Administration in Bankruptcy, Tucson Bankruptcy Bar Luncheon (April 2012)

Professional Recognition and Awards

•Hon. Eileen W. Hollowell Pro Bono Award, Arizona State Bar Bankruptcy Section (2016)
•Southwest Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Edition, Bankruptcy: Business (2015-2018)

Community Involvement

•U.S. Bankruptcy Court Self-Help Center, Volunteer
•Arizona Public Media, Community Advisory Board (2015-present)
•Wingspan (Southern Arizona’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center), Board Member (2013)

Other Professional Experience

•Quarles & Brady L.L.P., Associate (2011-2012)
•Gust Rosenfeld, P.L.C., Associate (2010)
•United States Bankruptcy Court, Judicial Law Clerk for The Hon. Eileen Hollowell (2009-2010)
•Pima County Superior Court, Judicial Law Clerk/Bailiff for The Hon. Nanette Warner (2008-2009)
•Human Rights Campaign, McCleary Law fellow (2007)
•Pima County Superior Court, Judicial Intern for The Hon. Karen Adam (2006)
•Arizona Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts, Executive Office, Legislative Intern (2005)
•Arizona Daily Wildcat, News/Features Writer, Administrative Assistant (2003)

Related News & Events

Apr 24
Southwest Super Lawyers Recognizes 69 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys in its 2018 Rankings

Apr 12
Southwest Super Lawyers 2017 Recognizes 69 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Apr 11
Southwest Super Lawyers 2016 Recognizes 73 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Sep 08
Arizona Public Media Selects Tucson Attorney Jill Perrella to Community Advisory Board

Apr 10
Southwest Super Lawyers 2015 Recognizes 73 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Apr 29
Wingspan Elects Snell & Wilmer Attorney Jill Perrella to Board

Feb 28
Snell & Wilmer Adds Jill Perrella to the Tucson Office

(2007)

•Pima County Superior Court, Judicial Intern for The Hon. Karen Adam (2006)

•Arizona Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts, Executive Office, Legislative Intern (2005)

•Arizona Daily Wildcat, News/Features Writer, Administrative Assistant (2003)

Related News

Apr 29 Wingspan Elects Snell & Wilmer Attorney Jill Perrella to Board

Feb 28 Snell & Wilmer Adds Jill Perrella to the Tucson Office Member:

Professional Memberships & Activities

•Pima County Bar Association

•Arizona Women Lawyers Association

•American Bankruptcy Institute

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Bankruptcy and Reorganization
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Foreclosure and Collection

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
520.882.1240  Phone
www.swlaw.com
University Attended:
The University of Arizona, B.A., Journalism, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Phi Omega, 2004
Law School Attended:
The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, J.D., Award for Excellence in First-Year Legal Writing, Writing Fellow, 2008
Year of First Admission:
2008
Admission:
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; United States District Court, District of Arizona; Supreme Court of Arizona; Arizona
Memberships:

Professional Memberships & Activities

•Pima County Bar Association
•Arizona Women Lawyers Association
•Federal Bar Association, William D. Browning Tucson Chapter
•American Bankruptcy Institute

Birth Information:
Phoenix, Arizona, 1983
Reported Cases:
Representative Experience Representing lenders and borrowers in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy litigation, including claims litigation, litigation related to contested Chapter 11 plan confirmation, motions to appoint a Chapter 11 trustee/convert/dismiss, lift stay motions, cash collateral and adequate protection issues and non-dischargeability actions. Representing creditors, debtors and guarantors in breach of contract, breach of guaranty and receiver actions. Jill has also represented creditors in all avenues of judgment collection, including debtor examinations and related discovery, writs of attachment, garnishment and execution. Representing receivers in litigation involving complex property disputes. Representing franchisees in franchise agreement and commercial lease disputes. Assisting special servicers, lending institutions and banks in connection with foreclosures and loan workout strategies in various debt collection scenarios. Assisting in the drafting, proposal and confirmation of creditor-filed Chapter 11 plans in complex commercial bankruptcy proceedings involving single asset real estate. Representing electric companies in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings regarding post-petition adequate assurance issues and administrative claims under 11 U.S.C. 503(b)(9). Representing clients in bankruptcy appeals before District Courts and Bankruptcy Appellate Panels. Representative Presentations & Publications Commencement Keynote Speaker, Gila Bend High School Graduation, Gila Bend, AZ (May 2013) Differences between the Various Types of Bankruptcy Chapter Proceedings/Overview of an Adversary Proceeding, Tucson Paralegal Association General Membership Meeting (March 2013) Issues in Joint Administration in Bankruptcy, Tucson Bankruptcy Bar Luncheon (April 2012) Other Professional Experience Quarles & Brady L.L.P., Associate (2011-2012) Gust Rosenfeld, P.L.C., Associate (2010) United States Bankruptcy Court, Judicial Law Clerk for The Hon. Eileen Hollowell (2009-2010) Pima County Superior Court, Judicial Law Clerk/Bailiff for The Hon. Nanette Warner (2008-2009) Human Rights Campaign, McCleary Law Fellow (2007) Pima County Superior Court, Judicial Intern for The Hon. Karen Adam (2006) Arizona Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts, Executive Office, Legislative Intern (2005) Arizona Daily Wildcat, News/Features Writer, Administrative Assistant (2003)
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