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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

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Jennifer Rodburg

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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

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Restructuring and Insolvency 


Jennifer L. Rodburg is a partner in Fried Frank's restructuring and insolvency practice. She has a broad range of experience in advising clients on a variety of bankruptcy and/or restructuring-related matters. Her practice involves all aspects of in-court and out-of-court restructurings of financially distressed businesses. She focuses her practice on the representation of creditors and investors in bankruptcy proceedings and distressed situations. Ms. Rodburg works with investment funds to maximize value and return on their investments by revising capital structures; she also counsels them on issues involved in trading distressed debt. She represents creditors in analyzing risks associated with potential investments, negotiating relative rights among major constituents or resolving complex issues to achieve efficient resolutions in lieu of litigation. Ms. Rodburg has a broad range of experience in representing official and unofficial creditors' committees and equity committees, lenders, significant creditors and third-party purchasers in connection with chapter 11 cases and out-of-court restructuring situations. She also represents private equity funds, hedge funds and other financial institutions acquiring financially distressed companies, both in and out-of-court.


Ms. Rodburg joined the Firm in 2000 and became a partner in 2008.


Ms. Rodburg is a member of Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), American Bankruptcy Institute, American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association and the New York City Bar Association.


Ms. Rodburg earned her JD from New York University School of Law in 2000 and her BA from the University of Pennsylvania, magna cum laude, in 1997.

United States: Finance

Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

Within: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP’s New York-based practice is headed by Brad Scheler and continues to represent financial institutions in high-profile bankruptcies. The group advised Centerbridge Partners as one of the investors on a $1bn DIP financing to Seadrill and represented Fidelity Management and Research Company as the largest creditor of subsidiary Energy Future Intermediate Holding Company in the Chapter 11 of Energy Future Holdings. In another highlight, Scheler and Jennifer Rodburg led the representation of Ascribe Capital and Gates Capital Management as lenders and note holders in the pre-packaged Chaper 11 cases of Nuverra Environmental Solutions. Additionally, the practice has been advising real estate investment trust Vornado Realty on property and leasing matters in relation to tenants that are in distress, in Chapter 11 proceedings or in liquidation, including Le Cirque, Aeropostale, Tahari, Avaya, Glencore, Kmart and Visium Asset Management.

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