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Cullen and Dykman Welcomes New Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Partner Michelle McMahon

December 20, 2017

Cullen and Dykman is pleased to announce that Michelle McMahon has joined the firm as a Partner in its Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Department. Michelle represents clients in complex restructurings and Chapter 7, 11 and 15 bankruptcies, as well as related appeals and civil litigations, including SEC receiverships. Michelle works with clients to create strategies tailored to meet their business needs and objectives. On behalf of these clients, she has prepared and prosecuted pleadings and motions by negotiating out-of-court settlements and/or 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, as well as defending numerous clients in avoidance actions. Michelle also advises buyers in acquisitions of distressed assets and other transactions involving troubled companies. Michelle is admitted to the bars of Delaware, New York, California, and Connecticut. Michelle is based in the firm’s Wall Street office.

Christopher H. Palmer, Managing Partner of Cullen and Dykman, stated that, “We are honored and proud to welcome Michelle to the firm. Michelle has a stellar reputation as a leader in representing clients in complex restructurings and all bankruptcy related matters. We are confident she will elevate our already robust Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights capabilities.”

“I am excited to have an attorney of Michelle’s capabilities join our firm. Michelle’s experience in representing commercial lenders and indenture trustees in complex bankruptcy proceedings enhances our practice group’s capabilities,” noted Matthew G. Roseman, head of the firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Department.

Michelle earned her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C. and her B.B.A. from Western Michigan University. Prior to joining the firm, Michelle was a Partner at Bryan Cave LLP.

About Cullen and Dykman 
Cullen and Dykman ( has been providing legal services to individual and institutional clients since 1850 and represents a wide range of clients including banks and other financial institutions; energy, telecommunications and water companies; large and small businesses; educational institutions; religious organizations; insurance companies; municipalities and not-for-profits; as well as individuals. The firm’s practice areas include banking finance and lending; corporate; energy and utilities; telecommunications; public utility regulation; environmental and land use; tax certiorari and eminent domain; real estate; regulatory and compliance; loan restructuring and foreclosure; bankruptcy and creditors’ rights; tort and commercial litigation; labor and employment law; municipal law; construction law; and trusts and estates.

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