Lucy F. Kweskin is a partner in Mayer Brown's New York office and a member of the Global Restructuring practice. She advises clients, with a special focus on lenders, 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. In addition to lenders, Lucy represents stakeholders across the capital structure including debtors, acquirers of distressed assets, 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 BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. During law school, she was an intern for the Honorable Robert E. Gerber of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. Prior to attending law school, she worked at Deutsche Bank in their Global CDO group.