Nauni’s practice focuses in the areas of commercial litigation and complex bankruptcy matters. She has represented creditors in all types of settings including enforcing creditors’ rights and remedies in state court as well as in federal court.
She has also been a Court-appointed receiver in a Securities Exchange Commission matter in U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota. In October 1998, Nauni was appointed by the United States Trustee, United States Department of Justice, to serve as a Chapter 7 Panel Trustee for the District of Minnesota. She has also been appointed as a Chapter 11 operating trustee in several cases. As a Chapter 11 Trustee, she has operated a large farming operation in Southern Minnesota, a national restaurant franchise, a “gentlemen’s” club, a shopping mall, a large software company, an in-home care service provider, a vehicle repair servicing center and a warehouse distributor of hunting products, including clothing. All of the chapter 11 cases have successfully exited chapter 11 either through liquidation or reorganization.
Nauni has other chapter 11 experience as well. She has represented secured and unsecured creditors. She has also served as unsecured creditors committee counsel.
As Chapter 7 Trustee, Nauni has been appointed on over 15,000 cases. She has handled many large complex cases. In one particular case, she liquidated over 48 convenience stores dealing with the sale of the properties or the assumption and assignment of leases. Revenues generated in the case exceeded $16 million. She commenced a case against various insiders and related companies based on preference, fraudulent transfers and equitable subordination issues. Through those efforts, she paid all of the mortgagees and unsecured creditors in full, with interest.
J.D., cum laude, William Mitchell College of Law
B.A., Concorida University
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
Minnesota Chair of Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE)
Super Lawyer, Minnesota Law & Politics several years
Former Judicial Clerk for U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Dennis D. O’Brien
Upper Midwest Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association Transaction of The Year 2013
Top 50 Woman Attorneys in Minnesota 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017. 2018 and 2019
Top 100 Attorneys in Minnesota several years
Speaks at various CLEs and also as a guest lecturer for area law schools including St. Thomas, the University of Minnesota, and Hamline Law School.