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Adelaide Maudsley

Kirton McConkie Building
50 East South Temple
Suite 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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Ms. Maudsley is a member of the firm’s Litigation section. Her practice focuses on representation of regional and national banks, secured creditors, franchisors, finance companies, equipment lessors, contracting parties, and other types of creditors in workout, restructuring, receivership, collection and bankruptcy-related matters. She also represents corporate clients in general commercial litigation matters and financial institutions in asset securitization default and workout matters.

Ms. Maudsley was an adjunct professor for bankruptcy courses at the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah from 2008 to 2017, and is a continuing education instructor with the Utah Division of Real Estate.

Before joining Kirton McConkie in March 2015, Ms. Maudsley was a partner in the Salt Lake City office of Chapman and Cutler and, before that, an associate at LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae.


  • Bankruptcy, restructuring and workouts
  • Business dispute resolution
  • Commercial litigation
  • Troubled asset securitizations



University of Utah Continuing/Professional Education, Accounting and Finance Certificate, 2013

University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2000

  • Managing Editor, Utah Law Review
  • Order of the Coif

Franklin & Marshall College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1997


  • Law clerk for The Honorable Nancy C. Dreher, bankruptcy judge for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota and member of the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Eighth Circuit, 2000 - 2001

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 2000
  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2001

Honors & Awards

  • Utah Legal Elite: Business Bankruptcy (2015 - 2018)
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers: Creditor Debtor Rights (2008, 2010, 2018)
  • Best Lawyers: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2015, 2017 - 2019)
  • 2016, honored by Utah Business magazine as a Forty Under 40 Rising Star (40 executives under 40 years old)


American Bankruptcy Institute

Federal Bar Association

International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)

National Association of Federal Equity Receivers [NAFER]

Utah Bankruptcy Lawyers Forum

Community/Civic Involvement

Vice President, Utah Bankruptcy Lawyers Forum

Chair, Utah Youth Court Advisory Board

Board Member, Utah Legal Services

Board Member, Community Development Fund of Utah

President, Young Alumni Board, University of Utah Alumni Association, (2010 - 2012)