Ms. Jane VanLareCleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York, NY
JANE is a partner and focuses her practice on restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy litigation. She has advised on significant transactions in the bankruptcy and restructuring space, including acting as counsel to ModSpace, the largest U.S. provider of temporary and modular office space, in the restructuring of nearly $1 billion in secured debt through a pre-packaged chapter 11 plan; SMP Ltd., a leading polysilicon manufacturer based in Korea, in connection with its request for chapter 15 recognition of its Korean insolvency proceedings as well as its adversary proceeding against SunEdison, Inc.; Overseas Shipholding Group’s successful restructuring and exit from chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, which IFLR named “Restructuring Deal of the Year”; Goldman Sachs in the Lehman Brothers chapter 11 proceedings, which IFLR named “Restructuring Deal of the Year”; and Truvo Group in its chapter 11 proceedings, which IFLR named “EMEA Restructuring Deal of the Year.”Jane has been recognized on Benchmark Litigation’s “Under 40 Hot List,” and she regularly publishes articles relating to bankruptcy and restructuring. She is a member of the Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization Committee of the New York City Bar Association, and of the Federal Bar Council’s Bankruptcy Litigation Committee.
Whenever I have a difficult issue, whether it relates to interconnected corporate organizational structures or making tough calls on complex intercreditor arrangements, Jane is my first — and often my only — call.