- Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
- Financial Institutions
- Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, J.D., 1994
- Principia College, B.A., 1990, with Highest Honors
Bar & Court Admissions
- Missouri (inactive)
- Illinois (inactive)
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
- Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
Tiffany is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and practices in the bankruptcy and creditors’ rights group. She represents unsecured creditors, secured creditors, trustees, creditors’ committees and other parties in interest in chapter 11 reorganization cases, chapter 7 cases and in related litigation on a national basis and has acted as co-counsel on an international basis.
Career highlights include:
- Represents multiple, Fortune 500 public company creditors on a national basis in bankruptcy cases and related adversary proceedings.
- Lead litigation counsel to financial institution defendant in defense of trustee fraudulent transfer and related claims seeking to avoid and recover hundreds of millions of dollars in connection with the PEAKS Loan Program in the In re ITT Educational Services, Inc. bankruptcy case in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Indiana.
- Represented largest OEM customer in the In re TK Holdings Inc. (Takata) chapter 11 bankruptcy case in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
- Represented senior secured creditor in In re Woodbury Outfitters chapter 11 bankruptcy case in the United States District Cout for the Southern District of Ohio (Hoffman, J.)
- Represented back up bidder in the In re Heritage Home Group LLC bankruptcy case in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
- Served as post-confirmation litigation counsel to plan trustee of the liquidating trust in the In re USA Discounters, Ltd. bankruptcy case pending in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
- On behalf of bank defendants, successfully rebutted the presumption of insolvency at trial in a multimillion-dollar preference action in the In re American Classic Voyages bankruptcy case in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, and later obtained affirming decision from the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, resulting in zero liability for bank clients.
- Served as litigation counsel to Liquidating Trustee of the Triad Liquidating Trust in the In re Triad Resources, Inc. bankruptcy case in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Ohio.
- Routinely represents chapter 7 trustees in contested matters and adversary proceedings.
Tiffany is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute.
She speaks at national and regional conferences, most recently presenting on a panel at the ABI Midwest Regional Bankruptcy Seminar with Laura Davis Jones and Alpesh Amin entitled Pushing the Envelope in Chapter 11, How Far Can You Go?, addressing KEIPS and KERPs, third party releases, DIP financing, emergency sales, and a financial advisor’s perspective. She has also spoken at the at the American Bankruptcy Institute's Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop in Hershey, Pennsylvania and to the Association of Corporate Counsel in Columbus, Ohio
Tiffany received her J.D. from Washington University School of Law and her B.A. with highest honors from Principia College.
Professional and Community Activities
- American Bankruptcy Institute
- Columbus Children’s Theatre, Board of Directors, 2006-2010
- BalletMet Columbus, Board of Trustees, Member, 2011-present
Honors & Awards
- Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor, 2005-2007
- The Best Lawyers in America, Litigation - Bankruptcy, 2020
- 8/15/2019One hundred and thirteen lawyers from Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020.
- 1/20/2015In December 2014, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed into law Substitute House Bill No. 9, which significantly revises Ohio’s law of Receiverships. Vorys released a comprehensive analysis of the amended law.
- 9/9/2019Vorys was proud to host a complimentary webinar series titled “A Banker’s Guide to a Successful Commercial Loan Workout.” Attorneys Tiffany Strelow Cobb, Melissa Giberson, John Sparacino and Jeffrey Marks presented the program titled “Bankruptcy Issues” on September 9, 2019.
- 8/20/2019Vorys Partner Tiffany Cobb presented at the 2019 Midwest Regional Bankruptcy Seminar on August 20, 2019.
- 1/20/2015In December 2014, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed into law Substitute House Bill No. 9, which significantly revises Ohio’s law of Receiverships. Vorys today released a comprehensive analysis of the amended law. Key features of the amendments are summarized below.