Michele Maman's practice is concentrated in the area of bankruptcy and financial restructuring. She has represented creditors and debtors in chapter 11 proceedings and out-of-court restructurings across a variety of industries, including airline, healthcare, residential finance, publishing, insurance and financial companies. Specifically, among others, Michele was involved in the reorganizations of Northwest Airlines Corporation, St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Centers, Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers, Truvo USA LLC, and Residential Capital LLC. Michele also has experience in international insolvency matters, including acting for foreign representatives in proceedings under chapter 15 and section 304 of the Bankruptcy Code.
Michele has been published in various periodicals and is also an editor and contributor to Cadwalader's Restructuring Review blog, www.restructuringreview.com. She was also a contributing author of Debtor-In-Possession Financing - Funding a Chapter 11 Case, which was published by the American Bankruptcy Institute.
She is admitted to practice in New York, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Michele graduated, cum laude, from Barnard College of Columbia University, and received her law degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she was a member of the Journal of International and Comparative Law.