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Rachael L. Ringer represents significant parties, including official creditors’ committees, bondholders, secured and unsecured creditors, and investors, as well as debtors, in complex Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, out-of-court restructurings and other distressed situations. Ms. Ringer also represents bondholders and other investors in Chapter 9 municipal and other international restructurings.

Ms. Ringer has been involved in some of the largest and most multifaceted bankruptcies and restructurings across a diverse range of industries, including financial services, shipping, automotive, manufacturing and health care. On behalf of creditors, she most recently was involved in the representations of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the bankruptcy of NII Holdings Inc., a leading provider of mobile communication services operating under the Nextel brand in Latin America, and the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the bankruptcy of Residential Capital – the largest bankruptcy of 2012. She is currently a member of the bankruptcy team representing the holders of more than $18 million in Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority bonds in the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Puerto Rico’s proposed bankruptcy statute. On the company side, Ms. Ringer played a key role as a member of the teams representing Genco Shipping & Trading Limited, an international dry bulk shipping company, in restructuring $1.4 billion of debt through a prepackaged plan of reorganization, and General Maritime, one of the largest shipping companies in the world, in the seventh largest bankruptcy filing of 2011.

J.D., cum laude, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, 2010
-ABI 2010 Medal of Excellence in Bankruptcy
-Benjamin Weintraub and Alan Resnick Bankruptcy Law Award
-D. Carl Lustig III Award for Outstanding Performance in Tort Law
-Citation of Excellence in Bankruptcy Law
-Managing Editor of Articles, Hofstra Law Review
B.A., high distinction, The University of Michigan, 2007
New York, 2011
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S.D.C., Southern District of New York