Student Loan Defaults and the “Borrower Defense to Repayment” Rule

pigThe “borrower defense to repayment” rule has received widespread attention in connection with the problem of student loan defaults, and this article authored by Dorsey partner Eric B. Epstein and Dorsey associate Jessica D. Mikhailevich seeks to place this rule in legal and historical context.

View the article on Law360.

Jessica Mikhailevich Pierce

Jessica Mikhailevich Pierce

Jessica is an associate in the Bankruptcy and Finance and Restructuring Group. Jessica focuses her practice in the area of creditors’ rights, commercial litigation, and insolvency and receivership proceedings. She also represents significant creditors, official committees and lenders in bankruptcy cases and out-of-court restructurings. Jessica’s representation also includes assisting buyers in the acquisition of distressed assets in bankruptcy, including operating companies, real estate, distressed debt, intellectual property, and fixed assets. Jessica has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in numerous avoidance actions and adversary proceedings brought under the bankruptcy code.

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