Kathryn A. Coleman
Kathryn A. Coleman is a partner in Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP's New York office and a member of its Corporate Reorganization group. She has more than 25 years of experience representing companies in restructuring matters, both in and out of court. In addition, she represents equity sponsors and financial and strategic buyers in the restructuring arena.
Ms. Coleman has substantial expertise in advising boards of directors on corporate governance and fiduciary duty matters. The industries with which Ms. Coleman has had significant involvement include natural gas exploration and development, newspapers, home products, forest products, retail, restaurants, hotels, metals, distribution, energy (oil and gas, wind), regulated utilities, manufacturing, real estate, office products, construction, new media, telecommunications, professional services, technology, agribusiness, and banking.
She co-chairs ABI's annual Complex Financial Restructuring Program and its Asset Sales Committee and frequently speaks on bankruptcy law and distressed investing. She also serves on the Steering Committee of the NYC Bankruptcy Assistance Project Named one of the "100 Most Influential Women in Business" by the San Francisco Business Times, she is ranked by Chambers USA as a leading restructuring lawyer. Ms. Coleman graduated magna cum laude from Pomona College and earned her J.D. from Boalt Hall School of Law (U.C. Berkeley), and subsequently clerked for Hon. C. Martin Pence, U.S. District Judge for the District of Hawaii.