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Kristie Torkildsen Duchesne
Kristie Torkildsen Duchesne
Associate — Restructuring & Reorganization
Associate — Restructuring & Reorganization

Kristie Torkildsen Duchesne

Kristie Torkildsen Duchesne

Trammell Crow Center
2001 Ross Avenue
Suite 3900
Dallas, Texas 75201

Kristie Torkildsen Duchesne

Experience Highlights

  • Secured lender in the chapter 11 cases of the Nine Point Energy Holdings, Inc. et al. in connection with a $275 million secured credit facility, debtor in possession financing, sale procedures and credit bid process, contested sale process, claims objections and other related and appellate matters

  • AMP Capital Investors (US) Limited in the out-of-court financial restructuring of Ocean Point Terminals (fka Limetree Bay Terminals) and certain affiliates under which AMP Capital will provide up to $100 million in new capital to Ocean Point Terminals

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank in a $110 million secured asset-based revolving credit facility to Tuesday Morning, Inc.

  • Wells Fargo Bank as Administrative Agent of a $224 million credit facility to Kingfisher Midstream LLC in its chapter 11 cases in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas

  • Carbo Ceramics in an in-court restructuring involving a debt-for-equity exchange with the company’s prepetition and DIP lenders


  • St. Mary’s University School of Law, J.D., 2017, summa cum laude (Managing Executive Editor, St. Mary’s Law Journal; Member, John M. Harlan Society, 2017)
  • Texas A&M University – San Antonio, M.B.A., 2014
  • University of Texas at San Antonio, B.A., Psychology, 2008
  • Judicial Clerk to The Honorable Craig A. Gargotta, Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Texas, San Antonio, Texas, 2017–2019
  • Member: State Bar of Texas, Bankruptcy Law Section; Dallas Bar Association; Turnaround Management Association
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas
  • Boy Scouts Ch. 11 Case Highlights Third-Party Release Split,” Law360, September 2022 (co-author)
  • “Third-Party Releases: The Landscape, Where We Stand, and the Path Forward,” State Bar of Texas, Bankruptcy Law Section Webinar, August 30, 2022 (co-author and co-presenter)
  • “Bankruptcy Financing–The Debtor-In-Possession Credit Alternative,” The Review of Banking & Financial Services, Volume 38, No. 3, March 2022 (co-author)