Elisabetta Gasparini is a trial attorney with the Office of the United States Trustee in Manhattan. Prior to joining the Office of the United States Trustee in 2009, Elisabetta practiced law in the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom from 2001 to 2003 and from 2007 through 2009, where she represented various entities in out-of-court restructurings as well as debtors in a number of Chapter 11 cases for companies in several different business lines. From 2004 to 2007 she also practiced bankruptcy law with the firm of WilmerHale where she represented both debtors and creditors in various matters, including representing insurance companies in major asbestos and mass-tort bankruptcy cases and preference action defendants in several adversary proceedings. Elisabetta clerked for the Honorable John E. Waites in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina from 1999 to 2001. She is a law school graduate of the University of South Carolina where she graduated cum laude in 1999. She was the Associate Editor in Chief of the South Carolina Law Review and was also a member of the Order of the Wig and Robe and Order of the Coif. She received her undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University.