Lisa M. Schweitzer’s practice focuses on financial restructuring, bankruptcy, insolvency and commercial litigation. She has extensive experience advising corporate debtors, individual creditors and strategic investors in both U.S. Chapter 11 proceedings and restructurings in other jurisdictions in North America, Europe and Asia.
Lisa is lead U.S. restructuring counsel to Nortel Networks Inc. and affiliates in their U.S. Chapter 11 proceedings, and represented Nortel in asset sales raising over $7 billion dollars in sale proceeds, as well as a 21 day cross-border trial involving disputes with their affiliates. Lisa’s additional representations include Grupo Inbursa, a financial services company in Mexico and secured lender to multiple entities in the Mossi & Ghisolfi S.p.A. corporate group (M&G), in the restructuring of M&G debt in Brazil, Mexico and the United; a consortium of Singapore banks as major secured and unsecured creditors of Ezra Holdings Limited and its affiliates, a provider of integrated offshore solutions for the oil and gas industry, in the company’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings; and SMP Ltd, a leading polysilicon manufacturer based in Korea, in various proceedings pending in the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. Lisa also regularly advises companies and represents defendants in various litigation matters arising in and relating to U.S. bankruptcy cases and other restructuring matters.
Lisa’s work has been recognized by the business and legal press, including Chambers Global, Chambers USA, Benchmark Litigation, The Legal 500 U.S., IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms, The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers and The International Who’s Who of Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyers. Lisa was honored as a “Dealmaker of the Year” and as a “Dealmaker in the Spotlight” by The American Lawyer.
Lisa received a J.D. from New York University School of Law and a B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.
Lisa joined the firm in 1996 and became a partner in 2006.
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