Ms. Jennifer Marines

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Ms. Jennifer Marines

Morrison & Foerster LLP, New York, NY

JENNIFER is a partner in the firm’s Business Restructuring & Insolvency Group and deputy chair of the firm’s finance department. She has experience representing chapter 11 debtors, creditors, investors and other parties in interest in all aspects of complex corporate restructurings, including chapter 11 cases, out-of court restructurings and distressed acquisitions. Her practice includes advising senior management and boards of directors of financially troubled companies with respect to restructuring and business operations in chapter 11; advising official committees of creditors with respect to restructuring strategies; negotiating and structuring financings and other commercial transactions; and advising clients seeking to purchase businesses and related assets out of chapter 11 proceedings.Jennifer is a member of the New York City Bar’s Bankruptcy & Corporate Reorganization Committee and chairs its Women in Law subcommittee. She is also a member of the International Insolvency Institute’s NextGen Leadership Program, a board member of the Women in Law Empowerment Forum, a member of the Turnaround Management Association’s NextGen Committee, and a member of the steering committee of the Zaretsky Roundtable Program.Jennifer clerked for Hon. Robert D. Drain of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York following law school. Her current volunteer activities include extensive pro bono work, most recently related to immigration matters.



[Jennifer] can change her demeanor, strategy, and personality to suit the situation. Many great lawyers are able to do that, but few are able to do so at such a young age.