Elizabeth M. Aboulafia is a partner in the firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights department. She represents companies as debtors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases in a wide range of industries, with a particular focus in the construction industry. She also frequently helps construction contractors obtain a resolution of claims and other disputes through the bankruptcy court and alternative dispute resolution proceedings under court supervision. Outside of bankruptcy, Elizabeth has experience in a broad range of construction-related matters, including experience representing general contractors and subcontractors with regard to claims preparation, dispute resolution, contract negotiations, contract compliance, and M/WBE certification.
Elizabeth also represents financial institutions, unsecured creditors and other parties in interest in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and out-of-court restructurings. Finally, she has particular experience providing legal opinions for commercial real estate and structured finance transactions.
Areas of Concentration:
- Construction bankruptcy
- Chapter 11 debtors and creditors
- Construction claims resolution
- M/WBE certification
- Opinion letters