American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) named Morrison & Foerster partner Jennifer Marines to its 2018 “40 Under 40” class. With over 300 applications received, ABI’s “40 Under 40” Program is highly selective and represents a broad spectrum of professionals making outstanding contributions to the insolvency community.
Ms. Marines is a partner in Morrison & Foerster’s Business Restructuring and Insolvency Group and is deputy chair of the finance department. She plays a key role in numerous significant bankruptcy proceedings on behalf of the firm, acting as lead counsel in high-profile cases for clients in industries such as solar, oil and gas, telecommunications, and energy.
Most recently, Ms. Marines represented Real Alloy (a large-scale aluminum recycler) in chapter 11 proceedings, restructuring approximately $400 million on funded debt obligations while preserving their tax attributes, over 2,000 jobs, and critical business relationships.
In addition to representing chapter 11 debtors, creditors, and investors, Ms. Marines’ practice also includes advising troubled companies with respect to complex corporate restructuring and strategic acquisitions related to assets out of chapter 11 proceedings.
Ms. Marines is a member of the New York City Bar’s Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization Committee and the International Insolvency Institute’s NextGen Leadership Program, chairs the Women in Law subcommittee, and is a board member of the Women in Law Empowerment Forum. She also frequently contributes to law publications such as American Bankruptcy Institute Journal and Law360 and is actively involved in extensive pro bono work, most recently related to immigration matters.
Ms. Marines will be honored during a special awards luncheon during ABI’s 2018 Winter Leadership Conference being held December 6-8 in Scottsdale, AZ.
More information, including the complete list of ABI’s 2018 “40 Under 40” honorees, can be found here.