Lucy F. Kweskin

Partner |

Mayer Brown LLP

Lucy F. Kweskin, a Restructuring partner in Mayer Brown’s New York office, advises on all stages of corporate restructurings (both in- and out-of-court) with significant experience with forbearance agreements, foreclosures, restructuring support agreements, debtor-in-possession financing, 363 sales, and Chapter 11 plans. Lucy frequently litigates bankruptcy-related disputes concerning valuation, make-whole claims, inter-creditor issues, fraudulent transfers, recharacterization, veil piercing, and breaches of fiduciary duty. Lucy represents stakeholders across the capital structure including debtors, lenders distressed acquirers, official committees of unsecured creditors, litigation financiers, and landlords.

Lucy graduated from Columbia Law School, where she was a James Kent Scholar, and has a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. During law school, she interned for the Honorable Robert E. Gerber of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. She currently teaches an Advanced Bankruptcy course at Columbia Law School.

Chapter Contribution

Chapter 12 | The Backstop Rights Offerings: Securing Capital During Your Restructuring Process