Kathleen M. Muthig

Special Counsel  |  Columbia

Meet Kathleen

Kathleen Muthig is an experienced bankruptcy and creditors’ rights attorney. She represents national and regional banks, loan servicers, credit unions and other creditors in bankruptcy actions. She has experience representing clients with consumer and commercial bankruptcies in Chapter 7, 11, 12 and 13 matters.

She also represents lenders and businesses in state court litigation.

Kathleen assists businesses in obtaining necessary permits or licenses from the SC Department of Revenue. Additionally, she has represented businesses in contested cases before the Administrative Law Court concerning alcohol beverage licensing.

  • University of South Carolina, J.D., 2011
  • Furman University, B.A., 2008
  • South Carolina, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, South Carolina, 2014
Honors and Awards
  • Columbia Business Monthly "Legal Elite of the Midlands Top Attorney Vote" Banking & Finance Law 2019
  • Columbia Business Monthly "Legal Elite of the Midlands" Banking & Finance Law (2018-2019), Bankruptcy/Creditor's Rights Law (2018-2019) and Residential Real Estate Law 2018
  • Columbia Business Monthly "Best & Brightest 35 and Under" 2018
  • Junior League of Columbia “Provisional of the Year” (2012-2013)
  • South Carolina Journal of International Law & Business, Managing Editor (2010-2011)
Professional and Civic Activities
  • International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation
  • J. Bratton Davis Bankruptcy American Inn of Court, Associate Member
  • American Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division
  • Richland County Bar Association, Advisory Committee (2019-Present)
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Carolina, Local Rules Committee Chair (2017-Present), Chapter 13 Interest Rate Committee (2015-2017)
  • South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
  • Junior League of Columbia, Board of Directors (2018-2019)
  • Prisma Health Cancer Center, Board of Directors (2015-Present)
Presentations and Publications
  • 10 Changes in Consumer Bankruptcy since COVID-19 and the CARES Act,” HSB Blog, April 28, 2020
  • “Alcohol Beverage Licensing,” South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association, Columbia, SC, November 7, 2019
  • “Bridge Over Troubled Water: Mortgage Modifications & Loss Mitigation in Consumer Bankruptcy Cases” (Panelist), South Carolina Bar CLE, Columbia, SC, November 2015
  • “The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Its Impact on Creditors,” South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association Annual Seminar, Savannah, GA, May 9, 2015
  • “Shaping Your Legal Career: The Next Step” (Panelist), University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, SC, January 27, 2015
  • “Expedited Foreclosure for Abandoned Properties” (Panelist), South Carolina Bankers Association Webinar, July 24, 2014
  • Giving State Tax Incentives to Corporations: How Much is Too Much?South Carolina Journal of International Law and Business: Vol. 7: Iss. 2, Article 6