Ms. Alexa KranzleySullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York, NY
ALEXA is a special counsel in the firm’s Finance and Restructuring Group and an active member of the firm’s Women’s Initiative Committee and Asian Associates Network, and she participates in the recruitment and development of associates. She represents companies and creditors in chapter 11 proceedings and out of- court corporate and financial restructurings, as well as private equity and hedge funds in connection with distressed transactions and special-situation investments. She has experience handling adversary proceedings, contested matters and both debtor and creditor representations in bankruptcy proceedings. She also collaborates with the firm’s other offices on substantive international matters involving restructurings in other jurisdictions.Alexa is recognized in the IFLR1000 2018 as a “Rising Star.” In 2017, she was nominated and inducted into the International Insolvency Institute’s NextGen Leadership Program, which recognizes “Rising Stars” in the international insolvency area.An avid golfer and Mets fan, Alexa has an international background, having lived in Hong Kong, Philadelphia, Singapore and Shanghai, and through these experiences she learned how to speak different languages and adapt to different cultures. In addition, she formally participates in mentoring programs for summer associates, new first-year associates and other junior associates at her firm, and informally serves as a mentor and confidant to a number of attorneys and legal assistants.
Regardless of what role she has played in an insolvency matter, Alexa has demonstrated the ability, creativity and dedication to fully assist her clients and advocate effectively on their behalf.