Madlyn Primoff is a partner on our restructuring and insolvency team. Madlyn has more than 25 years of experience representing companies, lending groups, syndicate agents, global financial institutions, and private credit investors in complex US domestic and cross-border out-of-court restructurings, prepackaged Chapter 11 cases and contentious Chapter 11 cases as well as related litigation matters. She has substantial cross-border insolvency experience (including Chapter 15 cases and parallel proceedings).
Madlyn is regularly called upon by her clients to act as “first chair” trial counsel in contentious restructuring matters and insolvency related litigations. She has deep expertise in metals and mining, energy and infrastructure, consumer products, financial services, agriculture, entertainment, media, communications, shipping, and health care (including device manufacturing and distribution).
Madlyn is ranked as a leading attorney in Chambers USA, Best Lawyers and Expert Guides – Women in Business Law. She has also been named the “Best in Insolvency and Restructuring” – Americas Women in Business Law Awards (2016) by Euromoney. She is a member of Freshfields’ Finance and Risk Committee.
Section 546(e) of the US Bankruptcy Code provides a “safe harbor” that protects certain settlement payments and other financial transactions from challenge in the event that a party subsequently files a case under the US Bankruptcy Code. ...