Bankruptcy Challenges with CARES Act / COVID Payment Suspensions
Alice Whitten, Managing Counsel and a Senior VP at Wells Fargo, with will talk about current CARES Act provisions and the expanded application of those provisions outside of home lending and the impacts on active bankruptcy cases. She will talk both about home and auto loans.
Alice Whitten is Vice President – Senior Counsel in the Wells Fargo Law Department in Minneapolis, Minnesota (soon to be Irving, Texas), where she provides guidance and support for consumer bankruptcy operations across the Wells Fargo enterprise, including mortgage, automobile, credit cards and student lending. She has been with Wells Fargo since 2014. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, she previously served as a Standing Chapter 13 Trustee in the Northern District of Texas for four years and was Senior Vice President – Associate General Counsel with AmeriCredit Financial Services, Inc. (now known as GM Financial) providing legal support for bankruptcy and default services operations. Alice is a graduate of St. Mary’s University School of Law (cum laude) in San Antonio, Texas and the University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management. Alice is admitted to practice in Texas and is a Council Member of the Bankruptcy Law Section Counsel of the State Bar of Texas, a Committee Member of the Committee on Case Administration and the Estate for the ABI Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy; a member of the Texas Bar Foundation, the ABI, and NACTT.