Victoria A. Ferraro Todd Hancock


Victoria A. ferraro

Ms. Ferraro  is the Chief Manager / Member of Ferraro Hancock and Associates PLLC, in Nashville, Tennessee.  Her practice areas include bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, collections, repossessions, foreclosure, and domestic relations.    Ms. Ferraro began her practice in East Tennessee and then moved to Nashville in 2002 when she joined the Law Firm of Williams & Prochaska, P.C. as an associate.  Through a few names changes, Ms. Ferraro has remained with the firm and is now the Chief Manager of the majority woman-owned firm.  

Admissions: Tennessee, 2000; US District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts for Tennessee and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. 

Education: University of Tennessee (B.A., 1997); University of Memphis (J.D., 2000); Phi Alpha Delta. 

Member: Tennessee Bar Association; Nashville Bar Association  (past co-chair, Bankruptcy Committee) ; National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees; American Bankruptcy Institute;  Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys; National Creditors Bar Association; Super Lawyer in the field of bankruptcy by Super Lawyers Magazine; Tennessee’s Top Attorneys in the MidSouth.   

Author and Lecturer: “Successful Judgment Collections in Tennessee,” National Business Institute Seminar (2003); “Becoming Collection Savvy,” National Business Institute Seminar (2005); “Collection Law from Start to Finish,” National Business Institute Seminar (2008); “Bankruptcy,” Lorman (2009); “Advanced Collection Strategies,” (2010);  "Top 6 Complications in Bankruptcy" (2015),  Trends in Bankruptcy for Secured Lenders (NARCA Conference 2017). Co-Author: ABA Compendium of State Certificate of Title Laws.   Reviewing and revising national policies and practices of several major national consumer lenders for compliance with Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act.

Practice Areas:  Bankruptcy and Creditors Rights; Collections; Repossessions; Foreclosure;  Consumer and Commercial Finance; Secured Transactions. 

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Todd H. Hancock


Todd H. Hancock

Mr. Hancock has been with the firm since 2004, and his practice focuses on the representation of banks and businesses in the areas of commercial litigation, real estate, creditor’s rights, and corporate governance.  Mr. Hancock is an experienced trial attorney who has represented clients in a variety of complex matters in each of the state, appellate and federal court levels.

Admissions: Tennessee, 2006; Georgia, 2014; US District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts for Tennessee and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. 

Education: University of Alabama (B.S. 1999); Nashville School of Law (J.D. 2006). 

Member: Tennessee Bar Association, Nashville Bar Association, Commercial Law League of America, National Creditors Bar Association; Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys. Listed Counsel for Tennessee, American Lawyers Quarterly.

Author and Lecturer: “Commercial Collections: Legal Strategies from A to Z,” National Business Institute Seminar (2009).  

Practice Areas:  Commercial Lending, Secured Transactions, Consumer and Commercial Litigation, Creditors Rights, Collections, Repossessions, Foreclosures/Workouts. 


F. Michael Bursi



Mr. Bursi is an associate of the firm located in Memphis, Tennessee, appearing in state and federal courts in the Western portion of the State.  

Admissions:     Tennessee, 1976.    Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals  United States District Courts—Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of  Tennessee

Education:       University of Tennessee (Knoxville), B.A., Liberal Arts (Cum Laude), 1971; Memphis State University (University of Memphis), J.D., 1975

Member:            Tennessee Bar Association and  Memphis Bar Association

Practice Areas:   Bankruptcy and Creditors Rights, Litigation, Collections.