Jennifer DeMarco > Clifford Chance > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Clifford Chance
NEW YORK, NY 10019-6131
United States

Work Department

Restructuring & Insolvency, Banking & Finance


Jennifer DeMarco primarily represents financial institutions in US and international debt restructurings and financial transactions including in connection with debtor-in-possession financings. Complementary to her corporate restructuring experience, she is also an experienced bankruptcy court litigator, having appeared in bankruptcy courts throughout the US.


Fordham University (J.D.) 1989, Lafayette College (B.A.) 1986

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

Clifford Chance continues to have a prominent presence in significant American and Latin American restructuring matters, particularly those involving aviation. Jennifer DeMarco  heads the practice from New York. Counsel Sarah Campbell has represented lenders, debtors and agent banks. Douglas Deutsch is also worth noting due to his handling of both transport and retail cases. Michelle McGreal is best known for her expertise in bankruptcies, out-of-court workouts and financing transactions.

Latin America: International firms > Banking and finance

Clifford Chance has remained active across the banking and finance field, with well-developed teams in New York and Washington DC complemented by a sizeable group in Sao Paulo. The firm represents a range of international banks, multilateral agency lenders and Latin American borrowers, particularly Brazilian corporates. The Latin America practice stands out particularly for the extent of its connections to multilateral agencies (MLAs), export credit agencies (ECAs) and development finance institutions (DFIs). The firm is further noted for energy and infrastructure finance, and major restructurings (including Chapter 11 filings) involving Latin America businesses. Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Colombia and Peru are key markets for the team. Fabricio Longhin leads the Americas energy and infrastructure group and has an excellent record in financings across Latin America. Washington DC partners Catherine McCarthy and Lori Bean are experienced figures in representing MLAs, ECAs, DFIs and commercial banks in Latin America financings. New York partner Jennifer DeMarco is a key name in restructurings. New York’s Andrew Young is an emerging talent, while counsel Alberto Haito and New York associate Julian Hurtado Vallejo are also rated by clients. Named individuals are based in Washington DC unless stated otherwise. Leading name Chris Willott joined Arnold & Porter in August 2021.