Catherine K. Hopkin

Catherine K. Hopkin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Annapolis, MD

Yumkas, Vidmar, Sweeney & Mulrenin, LLC
 | 185 Admiral Cochrane Drive, Suite 130
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 443-569-0788
Fax: 410-571-2798
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Business
Attorney Profile

Catherine Hopkin has over a decade of experience successfully representing clients in commercial and individual Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings that resulted in successful plan confirmations; confessed judgment actions; commercial foreclosures; workouts; collection actions; guarantor litigation; tax sale foreclosures; and a wide variety of other creditors’ rights actions.

Ms. Hopkin is the treasurer and a member of the Board of Directors of the Bankruptcy Bar Association of Maryland for which she has also served on various committees, including the complex Chapter 11 committee. She is the Co-Chair of Communications and Newsletter Editor of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation - Greater Maryland Network (IWIRC).

From 2016 through the present, Chambers USA recognized Ms. Hopkin as a leader in the Maryland bankruptcy/ restructuring field. Additionally, since 2013, Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine has named Ms. Hopkin to its list for her bankruptcy practice.

In 2015, Ms. Hopkin was part of a legal team that was recognized as the "Transaction of the Year" by the Ohio Chapter of Turnaround Management Association (TMA). 

In addition to her professional activities, Ms. Hopkin is a board member of the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, and she also provides pro bono services through the Debtor Assistance Project (DAP), and through Maryland Volunteer Legal Services.  She frequently is a panelist and presenter of bankruptcy and insolvency topics for the Maryland Bankruptcy Bar Association and other professional organizations, including several presentations from 2018-2019 on issues relating to security interests in cryptocurrency.

About Catherine Hopkin

Admitted: 2006, Maryland

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, Board Member (2017-Present)
  • International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confed., Greater Maryland Chapter (IWIRC) Co-Chair of Communications Committee (2018-Present) Newsletter Editor (2017-Present) Board Member (2015-Present)
  • Super Lawyer Designation (2015-Present) Super Lawyer Rising Star (2013-2014)
  • Maryland Bankruptcy Bar Association (2018-2019) Treasurer & Board Member;  (2013 - 2018) Baltimore Chapter Chair President, Board Member, Chapter Events Chair
  • Chambers, USA (2016 - Present) Recognized as leading individual in bankruptcy/restructuring 

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, Board Member Debtor Assistance Project, volunteer Maryland Volunteer Legal Service, volunteer 

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Frequent presenter for Bankruptcy Bar Association 2018 panel presentation for IWIRC & Maryland State Bar Association 2019 presentation for Anne Arundel County Bar Weekend, Panelist and/or Presenter, Various Insolvency Topics, Bankruptcy, Creditors' Rights


  • Transaction of the Year Award - Ohio Chapter of Turnaround Management Assoc. (TMA), 2015

Educational Background:

  • University of Maryland, College Park - BA, School of Journalism;  Nat'l Dean's List, Nat'l Society of Collegiate Scholars, 2003
  • The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Cum Laude;  Journal of Health Care Law and Policy, Assoc. Editor; Top 17% of Class, 2006
Office Location for Catherine K. Hopkin

185 Admiral Cochrane Drive
Suite 130
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Last Updated: 3/5/2019

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