Michelle McMahon is a partner in the firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights department. She focuses her practice on representing clients in complex restructurings and Chapter 7, 11, and 15 bankruptcies and related litigation, including the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) receiverships. Her clients include secured and unsecured lenders, special servicers of securitized commercial mortgages, indenture trustees, creditors’ committees, patient care ombudsman, unsecured creditors, landlords, investors, and debtors.
Michelle works with her clients to create strategies tailored to meet their business needs and objectives. Her experience includes preparing and prosecuting pleadings and motions, negotiating out-of-court settlements and appearing at adversarial hearings related to first-day motions, DIP financings, automatic stays, asset sales, disclosure statements, reorganization plans, assumptions and assignments of leases and contracts, and objections to claims. She has also defended numerous clients in avoidance actions, and she advises buyers in acquisitions of distressed assets and other transactions involving troubled companies.