Tracy L. Updike
- National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
- Middle District Bankruptcy Bar Association
(Past President and current Board Member)
- Middle District Bankruptcy Court Advisory Committee
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Dauphin County Bar Association
- Adjunct Professor of Bankruptcy Law,
Widener University Commonwealth Law School
Tracy L. Updike focuses her practice in the field of consumer and commercial bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, including foreclosure and commercial loan workouts. She represents both debtors and creditors, which she believes gives her pronounced insight when advocating for her clients. She also handles negotiations with taxing authorities, including offers in compromise. She is a frequent lecturer on bankruptcy topics at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and for the Middle District Bankruptcy Bar Association.
Prior to joining Mette, Evans & Woodside, Tracy practiced bankruptcy law at two smaller firms in the central Pennsylvania area. Tracy started her career working in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles, CA where she attended law school, but her family and an appreciation for the four seasons brought her back to the area.
Tracy earned her J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles, CA. She graduated with high honors from the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Tracy is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Middle and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania.
Away from work, she is an active member of the Board of the Middle District Bankruptcy Bar Association and the Advisory Committee to the Middle District Bankruptcy Court. She is also on the Board of Directors for the Dauphin County Bar Association and Chairs their Bankruptcy Section.
For fun, Tracy enjoys traveling the world and learning about other cultures, as well as reading and spending time with her favorite little ones – her niece, nephew and canine baby, Coco.
- Southwestern University School of Law, J.D.
- Pennsylvania State University, B.A.
- Pennsylvania Bar
- U.S. District Courts
- Middle District of PA
- Eastern District of PA
Articles & Media
Tracy Updike to join Widener University Commonwealth Law School as Adjunct Professor of Bankruptcy Law.
Attorney Tracy Updike’s presentation will provide you with valuable information about options for financial restructuring.
Tuesday, September 22nd at 7:00pm
Fredricksen Library – Atrium
RiverFront Chats – recorded session
Financial Reboot After COVID-19: Getting a Fresh Start with Bankruptcy
Presented by: Dauphin County Bar Association
Featured presenter: Attorney Tracy Updike
The CARES Act, which addresses the economic impact of the pandemic, included provisions for small business reorganization and personal bankruptcy.
Legislators addressed the preservation of housing in the CARES Act. The law includes provisions for both homeowners and renters, who are experiencing economic hardship due to COVID-19.
Recent lawsuits against major car manufacturers and financing companies alleged that vehicles they financed were repossessed without providing the borrower with notice as required by Article 9.