Poyner Spruill Welcomes Education Law Practice Group

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Stephanie Goodbar

t: 919.783.2968

Stephanie represents clients in the financial services, real estate, and manufacturing industries on a wide range of bankruptcy and creditors' rights matters.


Stephanie focuses on representing farm credit associations, as well as national and regional lenders.  She concentrates her practice in the areas of creditor’s rights, collections, bankruptcy and related litigation, claim and delivery, foreclosure law, summary ejectment, and lender liability.

Stephanie regularly represents both secured and unsecured creditors, lenders, lessors, investors, and asset purchasers. She has extensive experience in representing bankruptcy trustees, as well as bankruptcy appeals, workouts, and other creditor-oriented issues. Stephanie also focuses on consumer bankruptcy, and is a court appointed Facilitator of the Loan Modification Management Program in the Eastern District of North Carolina.

Areas of Focus

+Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy

  • Farm Credit Representation
  • Business Bankruptcy
  • Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Collections Litigation
  • Lender Liability
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+Certifications & Specializations

Facilitator of Loan Modification Management Program, Eastern District of North Carolina


+Professional & Community Activities

+Notable Accomplishments

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® “Ones to Watch” (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law) 2021-2023; (Commercial Litigation) 2021-2023; (Litigation – Bankruptcy) 2022-2023

Ranked among Super Lawyers magazine’s North Carolina “Rising Stars”, 2023

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