Cristine Pirro Schwarzman

Cristine Pirro Schwarzman, Restructuring Partner in Ropes & Gray’s New York office. She has represented some of the most well-known debtors in the world, and in 2020 was named “40 Under 40” by the American Bankruptcy Institute, a “Rising Star” by Private Debtor Investor and a “Top U.S.A. Dealmaker” by the Global M&A Network. Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, she worked as the law clerk for Chief Judge Gonzalez of the Southern District of New York and then joined the restructuring group of another preeminent New York law firm. Cristine joined Ropes & Gray’s restructuring practice to continue her representation of debtors, distressed borrowers and investors, including private equity sponsors in connection with out-of-court restructurings and Chapter 11 cases. She also advises boards of directors and senior management of distressed companies regarding fiduciary duties and corporate governance.

Chapter Contribution

Chapter 13.I | Start Your Auctions: Stalking Horse Bidding and Other Considerations for Driving Value in the Chapter 11 Sale Process