Penelope Christophorou is a counsel based in the New York office.
Ms. Christophorou's practice focuses on commercial financing, including specialties in secured transactions and bankruptcy law.
Ms. Christophorou joined the firm in 1989 and became counsel in 2000. She received a J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1989 and an undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. From 1994 through 1995, Ms. Christophorou served as law clerk to the Honorable Joanna Seybert in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York.
Beginning August 2012, Ms. Christophorou became a member of the American Bar Association Business Law Section Council.
From August 2009 to August 2012, Ms. Christophorou served as chairperson of the Uniform Commercial Code Committee of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association. She previously served as chairperson of its Investment Securities Subcommittee.
From September 2000 to September 2003, Ms. Christophorou served as chairperson of the Uniform State Laws Committee of The Association of the Bar of the City of New York. She is also a fellow of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers.
Ms. Christophorou lectures frequently on the various aspects of secured transactions matters.
Ms. Christophorou serves on the Board of Directors of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, a non-profit organization.
Ms. Christophorou is a member of the Bar in New York. Ms. Christophorou's native language is English, and she is fluent in Modern Greek.