JESSICA BOELTER is a partner in the New York office and a global co-leader of the firmwide Restructuring practice. Jessica represents clients in a wide variety of in court and out of court restructuring matters. In court, Jessica has represented clients in complex and multi-faceted traditional, pre-packaged and pre-arranged chapter 11 cases. Her broad range of experience includes, among other things, negotiating DIP financing, cash collateral and exit financing packages; drafting, negotiating and implementing plans of reorganization; negotiating debt and equity documents for reorganized companies; drafting and negotiating sale documents and pleadings in connection with section 363 asset sales; strategic planning for debt restructuring alternatives and chapter 11 filings; preparing debtors for chapter 11 filings; and structuring exit strategies for chapter 11 proceedings. Out of court, she represents clients in connection with debt-for-equity exchanges and other corporate and debt restructurings and frequently counsels clients from a restructuring perspective on optimal structures for transactions and business relationships.
Jessica has received numerous recognitions, including being named by Global Restructuring Review to its “40 Under 40 2016” list, which featured 40 of the world’s leading restructuring specialists, aged 40 and under. Turnarounds & Workouts selected Jessica as one of the Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyers for 2015. Law360 named Jessica a Rising Star as one of the country’s top eight bankruptcy lawyers under the age of 40. In addition, Jessica has been ranked as Up and Coming in Chambers USA Illinois Bankruptcy/Restructuring.
Admissions & Certifications
- U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
- U.S. District Court, N.D. of Illinois - General
- New York
- University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 2002 (magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Managing Editor, Minnesota Law Review)
- University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, B.A. in Political Science, 1999