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Jessica Liou

Jessica Liou

Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP

New York, NY, USA


Jessica Liou is a senior associate in the Firm’s Business Finance & Restructuring Department. Ms. Liou represents and advises debtors, creditors, equity holders, investors, and other interested parties in all aspects of distressed and insolvency situations. She has served as the lead associate or an integral member of multiple teams advising debtors and creditors in various industries, including power, oil & gas, renewable energy, manufacturing, hospitality, retail and telecommunications. Ms. Liou’s debtor representations include, among others, Basic Energy Services, Inc., Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, Paragon Offshore plc, Essar Steel Algoma Inc., Endeavour International Corporation, Extended Stay Hotels, AES Eastern Energy, Nortek, Hawkeye Renewables, Steve & Barry’s, and Recycled Paper Greetings. Her creditor representations include, among others, Brookfield, as one of the largest first lien creditors in the chapter 11 cases of Texas Competitive Electric Holdings Company LLC and its debtor affiliates, The Export-Import Bank of China as the largest secured creditor in the Baha Mar Ltd. insolvency proceedings, and Harbinger Capital Partners in the TerreStar Networks Inc. and TerreStar Corporation chapter 11 cases.

Ms. Liou is a regular contributor to the Weil Bankruptcy Blog, has served on the Firm’s task force focused on Dodd-Frank financial legislation, and practices pro bono in the areas of family law and criminal appeals, where she successfully argued before the New York State Appellate Division to uphold an order of protection and was part of a team that successfully overturned a death penalty conviction for a mentally impaired defendant after 19 years. She has been recognized for her pro bono contributions by Sanctuary for Families Center for Battered Women’s Legal Services as a recipient of its 2012 Pro Bono Achievement Award.

Ms. Liou earned her J.D. from Boston College Law School, where she served as a legal writing teaching assistant and articles editor of the Third World Law Journal and was awarded the inaugural Commitment to Change Award. She obtained her B.A. from New York University, where she graduated magna cum laude and was awarded the Albert Gallatin Scholarship and Founder’s Day Award.

Jessica Liou is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Industry Issues continued - Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2018, Friday, February 02, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Industry Issues continued - Industry Issues continued, Friday, February 02, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Industry Issues continued - Industry Issues continued, Friday, February 02, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Industry Issues continued - Industry Issues continued, Friday, February 02, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2018, Wednesday, February 07, 2018, New York, NY
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