LAUREN S. SCHLUSSEL
Senior Associate
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LAUREN S. SCHLUSSEL Senior Associate
Lauren Schlussel represents creditors’ committees in corporate reorganizations, restructurings and liquidations.  Lauren also has significant experience representing liquidating trustees and plan administrators in all aspects of a bankruptcy case during the post-confirmation period.  Her practice spans a multitude of industries, including retail, financial services, technology, real estate, energy and, most recently, the restaurant industry.

A New York Metro Super Lawyers “Rising Star,” Lauren is valued for her strong work product and efficiency at every turn.  She is at her best when working diligently toward a common goal, even in the face of adversity.

A proven problem-solver, Lauren seeks to thoroughly understand what each client is looking to accomplish, and the approach that will best serve those interests.  Her “get it done” attitude, both inside and outside of the firm, is manifested in her commitment to taking ownership of her cases with a personal concern for her clients.
 
Official Committees of Unsecured Creditors

Betsey Johnson; Furniture Brands; Garden Fresh Restaurants (Sweet Tomatoes and Souplantation); GT Advanced Technologies; Loehmann’s; Logan’s Roadhouse; Macaroni Grill; Penson Financial Services; Portrait Innovations; General Wireless dba RadioShack; Reichhold Holdings; RMH Holdings (Applebee’s franchisee); Scout Media; The Walking Company; USA Discounters Ltd.

Liquidating Trustees

Betsey Johnson; Coldwater Creek; Dewy & LeBoeuf; KSL Media; MPC Computers; New Century TRS Holdings; Penn Traffic

Indenture Trustees

Wilmington Savings Fund Society (Chaparral Energy); UMB Bank (Midstates Petroleum); U.S. Bank (Orexigen Therapeutics); U.S. Bank (Warren Resources)

Individual Creditors

KBC Bank (Sobelmar Shipping); Maverick Development, LLC (Red Hills Industrial Park); New Line Productions (Tony Derosa-Grund); Wipro Data Services (Affirmative Insurance)
 
Selected to New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Stars," 2015-2018.
 

About

Lauren Schlussel represents creditors’ committees in corporate reorganizations, restructurings and liquidations.  Lauren also has significant experience representing liquidating trustees and plan administrators in all aspects of a bankruptcy case during the post-confirmation period.  Her practice spans a multitude of industries, including retail, financial services, technology, real estate, energy and, most recently, the restaurant industry.

A New York Metro Super Lawyers “Rising Star,” Lauren is valued for her strong work product and efficiency at every turn.  She is at her best when working diligently toward a common goal, even in the face of adversity.

A proven problem-solver, Lauren seeks to thoroughly understand what each client is looking to accomplish, and the approach that will best serve those interests.  Her “get it done” attitude, both inside and outside of the firm, is manifested in her commitment to taking ownership of her cases with a personal concern for her clients.
 

Experience

Official Committees of Unsecured Creditors

Betsey Johnson; Furniture Brands; Garden Fresh Restaurants (Sweet Tomatoes and Souplantation); GT Advanced Technologies; Loehmann’s; Logan’s Roadhouse; Macaroni Grill; Penson Financial Services; Portrait Innovations; General Wireless dba RadioShack; Reichhold Holdings; RMH Holdings (Applebee’s franchisee); Scout Media; The Walking Company; USA Discounters Ltd.

Liquidating Trustees

Betsey Johnson; Coldwater Creek; Dewy & LeBoeuf; KSL Media; MPC Computers; New Century TRS Holdings; Penn Traffic

Indenture Trustees

Wilmington Savings Fund Society (Chaparral Energy); UMB Bank (Midstates Petroleum); U.S. Bank (Orexigen Therapeutics); U.S. Bank (Warren Resources)

Individual Creditors

KBC Bank (Sobelmar Shipping); Maverick Development, LLC (Red Hills Industrial Park); New Line Productions (Tony Derosa-Grund); Wipro Data Services (Affirmative Insurance)
 

Honors

Selected to New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Stars," 2015-2018.