Michele Maman's practice is concentrated in the area of bankruptcy and financial restructuring. She has represented creditors, debtors, swap counterparties and other market participants in chapter 11 proceedings and out-of-court restructurings across a variety of industries. She has been involved in almost every major chapter 11 case of late, including Energy Future Holdings, RadioShack, Caesars Entertainment, Longview Power, and Cengage Learning. Among others, Michele was involved in the reorganization of Residential Capital, the largest bankruptcy of 2012 and described by Judge Glenn as "[t]he most legally and factually complex" case he ever presided over. Cadwalader was shortlisted for the 2013 IFLR Americas Restructuring Deal of the Year Award for ResCap. Michele was also the principal U.S. associate on a multi-jurisdictional team that won Cadwalader the 2014 IFLR Americas Restructuring Deal of the Year honor for its work on the Central European Distribution Corporation chapter 11 case. Michele also has experience in international insolvency matters, including acting for foreign representatives in proceedings under chapter 15 and section 304 of the Bankruptcy Code, and representing stakeholders in cross-border restructurings. Michele likewise has experience under Bankruptcy Code chapter 9. Legal500 expressly recognized Michele and the Cadwalader team for their representation of Fundamental Partners in Jefferson County's case which, at the time, represented the largest municipal bankruptcy in history.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Michele C. Maman