GISELLE M. BARTH is a partner in the New York office. Ms. Barth has been practicing law since 1996 focusing on general corporate law with a primary emphasis on structured finance and derivatives. Ms. Barth’s structured finance practice includes representation of credit opportunity funds and other holders that invest in distressed structured finance securities. She frequently advises investors and other transaction participants with respect to structured finance transactions of all types, and rights and remedies under the related transaction documents and under law, including with respect to issues related to derivatives. Ms. Barth has been involved in many proposed and completed credit crisis-related transactions. Ms. Barth’s structured finance practice includes CDOs/CLOs and asset-backed and residential mortgage-backed securitizations, representing issuers, underwriters and managers. In her structured finance practice, Ms. Barth represents CDO managers and servicers in their on-going management and restructuring of CDOs and other structured vehicles.