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Olya Antle, Attorney at Law

Olya Antle focuses her practice on bankruptcy litigation and representation of creditors, creditors’ committees, creditors’ committee members, and trustees in bankruptcy matters spanning a variety of industries, including, energy, retail and healthcare. Ms. Antle serves as co-counsel to the Liquidating Trustee in In re Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc., in which she manages critical litigation proceedings and conducts and oversees a multi-billion-dollar claims reconciliation process. Ms. Antle is also actively involved in the firm’s representation of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in In re Toys “R” Us, Inc., as well as in the representation of two members (including a Co-Chair) of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in In re Westmoreland Coal Company, et al. Ms. Antle’s past representations include serving as co-counsel to the Plan Co-Administrator in In re Peabody Energy Corporation and counsel to the Unsecured Creditors’ Committee Co-Chair in In re Armstrong Energy Inc., et al.

Ms. Antle is on the board of the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC-Virginia) and is a member of the Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association. Ms. Antle was named as a Bankruptcy Rising Star by Super Lawyers for 2018 and recognized by her peers as a member of the Virginia Legal Elite in Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights in 2017.

Originally from Ukraine, Ms. Antle came to the United States at the age of 15 as a high school student through the U.S. Department of State’s Future Leaders Exchange program. Ms. Antle is a proud Ukrainian-American dedicated to promoting international partnerships through her involvement with the Tidewater Ukrainian Cultural Association. Ms. Antle’s other community involvement includes her service on the Board of the Women Against Violence (“WAV”), a volunteer service group affiliated with the Samaritan House, which assists victims of domestic violence.

Bar Admissions
  • Virginia
  • U.S Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Education
  • New England School of Law, Boston, MA
    J.D. - 2011
  • Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, Lynchburg, VA
    B.A. (Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa) – 2008
  • NALS 66th Annual Education and Networking Conference, Presenter
  • Tidewater Paralegal Association Annual Seminar – Presenter – Naturalization and Pathways to Becoming a U.S. Citizen – Virginia Beach, Virginia – 2016
  • Tidewater Paralegal Association – Continued Legal Education – Lecturer – Unauthorized Practice of Law/Effective E-mail Communications in the Law Office – Virginia Beach, Virginia – 2015
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  • Listed by Super Lawyers as one of Virginia’s “Rising Stars” (Bankruptcy), 2018 - 2019
     
  • Virginia’s “Legal Elite” (Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights), Virginia Business Magazine, 2017
  • International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, VA - Tidewater Liaison
  • Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association
  • Samaritan House, Women Against Violence (WAV), Board Member
  • Tidewater Ukrainian Cultural Association (“TUCA”), Board Member
  • Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore, Volunteer
  • Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia, Bankruptcy Bypass Advice Clinic, Volunteer
  • NPBA, Young Lawyers Section Mentoring Program, Mentor
  • Ukrainian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • English
  • NALS 66th Annual Education and Networking Conference, Presenter
  • Tidewater Paralegal Association Annual Seminar – Presenter – Naturalization and Pathways to Becoming a U.S. Citizen – Virginia Beach, Virginia – 2016
  • Tidewater Paralegal Association – Continued Legal Education – Lecturer – Unauthorized Practice of Law/Effective E-mail Communications in the Law Office – Virginia Beach, Virginia – 2015
  • View More
  • Listed by Super Lawyers as one of Virginia’s “Rising Stars” (Bankruptcy), 2018 - 2019
     
  • Virginia’s “Legal Elite” (Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights), Virginia Business Magazine, 2017
  • International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, VA - Tidewater Liaison
  • Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association
  • Samaritan House, Women Against Violence (WAV), Board Member
  • Tidewater Ukrainian Cultural Association (“TUCA”), Board Member
  • Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore, Volunteer
  • Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia, Bankruptcy Bypass Advice Clinic, Volunteer
  • NPBA, Young Lawyers Section Mentoring Program, Mentor
  • Ukrainian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • English