Melissa A. Hager has 25 years of diverse experience advising a wide array of clients in complex business reorganizations, debt restructurings, asset sales, and insolvency matters throughout the country. Ms. Hager regularly represents official and ad hoc creditors’ committees, debtors, secured creditors and financial institutions in numerous industry sectors including financial services, real estate and real estate development, mortgage servicing, hospitality and lodging, energy, telecommunications, healthcare, and retail. Her extensive experience also includes representation of bankruptcy examiners, bankruptcy trustees, liquidating trustees, and other post-confirmation creditor fiduciaries.
Ms. Hager is an active member of the business restructuring community. She serves as the U.S. Regional Director of the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), is a board member of WorkOUT professionals, and serves on the Advisory Board for Thomson Reuters Practical Law Bankruptcy Service. She has been rated AV preeminent by her peers in the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings and has been recognized by Legal 500 US (2015) in the area of corporate restructuring.
Ms. Hager received her B.A., cum laude, from Providence College and her J.D., magna cum laude, from Quinnipiac School of Law in Hamden, CT, where she was an editor of the Law Review.
Ms. Hager’s peers rate her AV Preeminent in The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings. Ms. Hager has been recommended by Legal 500 US (2015) in the area of corporate restructuring.
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