Lisa Schweitzer

Restructuring Partner |

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Lisa Schweitzer is a Restructuring Partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton. Lisa’s practice focuses on financial restructuring, bankruptcy and commercial litigation, including cross-border matters. She has extensive experience advising corporate debtors, individual creditors and strategic investors in U.S. Chapter 11 proceedings and restructurings in other jurisdictions in North America, Europe and Asia. Lisa has served as lead counsel to many companies and creditors in various bankruptcy cases, including her current representation of LATAM Airlines in its chapter 11 case and related multinational restructurings, Vale in its enforcement of a judgment in cross-border restructuring proceedings, a secured lender and senior DIP lender in the M&G Chemicals case, strategic lenders and acquirers in various retail cases, and Nortel Networks Inc. in its Chapter 11 proceedings. She has been recognized by Chambers, Benchmark Litigation, The Legal 500 U.S., The Best Lawyers in America, IFLR, Euromoney and Super Lawyers. Lisa received a JD from New York University School of Law and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.

Chapter Contribution

Chapter 17.I | Bankruptcy: Considerations and Strategies for Directors and Officers of Multinational Companies Seeking to Restructure