Of Counsel  

Cathy’s practice focuses on Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy, as well as commercial litigation and business workouts.  She is experienced in representing both debtors and creditors, including creditors' committees, trustees, banks, equipment lessors, landlords, and secured and unsecured creditors.  In addition, she is experienced in insurance company liquidation matters.

Ms. Pike has served as a Panel Trustee for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Kentucky and formerly taught Bankruptcy as an adjunct professor at the University of Louisville.  She is also a frequent lecturer and has presented numerous seminars for both the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville, as well as for professional organizations such as the Kentucky Society of CPAs and various credit management groups.  Ms. Pike has served on the University of Louisville Brandeis Law School Executive Committee (President, 2003).  She has also served on the University of Louisville Alumni Association Executive Committee. In addition, she is involved in numerous community organizations.

In her free time, Cathy enjoys gardening, traveling, cooking and construction projects.  She also holds a pilot’s license and is a licensed Realtor. 


University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, J.D., 1986, Sigma Delta Kappa

University of Louisville, B.S.C., 1979, Magna Cum Laude

Professional and Community Activities

Louisville Bar Association, Former Chair, Bankruptcy Section

Kentucky Bar Association, Member, Bankruptcy Section

Commercial Law League of America, Former Chair and Elected Member, Executive Council and Board of Governors


AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®

Top Lawyer, Louisville Magazine, in the areas of bankruptcy and business law, 2008, and in the areas of business law, business litigation and creditors rights, 2009 

Key Practice Areas

Business Contracts
Business Transactions


Admitted to Practice

Federal E.D.Ky.
Federal W.D.Ky.
Federal S.D.In.
Federal 6th Circuit