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Catherine Steege

Jenner & Block LLP

Position

Partner and Co-Chair, Bankruptcy Litigation Practice; member of the Bankruptcy, Workout and Corporate Reorganization

Career

Catherine L. Steege is Co-Chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy Litigation Practice, and is a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. She represented the Section 1114 Committees in the American Airlines, Northwest Airlines and United Airlines Chapter 11 cases. She has handled complex litigation arising out of the bankruptcy filings for LA Dodgers LLP, Tribune Co., Sentinel Management Group, Inc., Emerald Casino, Magnatrax Corporation, National Steel Corp. and Consolidated Industries Corp. She recently argued in the United States Supreme Court for the petitioner in Wellness International v. Sharif. She also was one of the attorneys representing the Lehman Brothers Examiner.

Member

American College of Bankruptcy; American Bankruptcy Institute; American Bar Association; Catholic Lawyers Guild; Chicago Bar Association; Illinois State Bar Association; International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Conference; National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees

Education

DePaul University College of Law, 1982; with honors; Managing Editor, Lead Articles, DePaul Law Review; Northwestern University, B.S.J., 1978


United States: Finance

Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

Within: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

The ‘extremely experienced and creative’ restructuring and bankruptcy group at Jenner & Block LLP is adept at handling traditional restructuring, as well as avoidance action litigation and representing trustees, examiners and retiree committees. The group was engaged by the s.1114 committee of retired employees of The Budd Company in its Chapter 11 filing. Robert Gordon (New York), who recently joined the practice from Clark Hill PLC, is leading a team advising the official committee of retired employees in restructuring negotiations of pension obligations in Puerto Rico. In addition, New York-based Richard Levin led representation of Energy Future Intermediate Holding Company in all matters involving potential or actual conflicts of interests with other debtors in the Energy Future Holdings Corporation case. Levin and Catherine Steege in Chicago co-chair the team.

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