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Lynne Riley

Adjunct Professor


Lynne Riley has argued numerous appeals before the First Circuit Court of Appeals and the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit, and has authored amicus briefs for the United States Supreme Court, the First Circuit and the Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals on significant bankruptcy issues. Her trial and appellate work as counsel and trustee has generated numerous published opinions. Lynne is the editor for the Norton Annual Survey of the Bankruptcy Law, Part II, covering consumer bankruptcy articles. She has written and presented extensively on business and consumer bankruptcy topics, and has published articles for the Norton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, American Bankruptcy Institute Journal and Journal of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees. She is on the editorial and advisory boards for the Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice and Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, and serves as associate editor for both publications.

Lynne teaches consumer bankruptcy as an adjunct professor at Boston College Law School and New England Law. Prior to becoming an attorney, Lynne was a public school teacher in Cambridge and worked as a real estate title examiner servicing Middlesex County. Lynne served for many years as a Land Court Title Examiner for the Massachusetts Land Court and participated as the legal member on Medical Malpractice Tribunals in the Massachusetts Superior Court.