Drawing on nearly 20 combined years of legal and business experience, Denise brings significant Chapter 11 expertise to her role as Managing Director. As a former corporate-restructuring attorney and a turnaround-planning expert, Denise honed strong business acumen and now leverages her diverse skill set to outline multi-faceted, nimble solutions tailored toward individual client needs. In her previous role as an insurance broker at Marsh JLT Specialty, she collaborated with Boards, as well as professional advisors involved in high-profile corporate-restructuring matters, to outline appropriate risk strategies to maximize liquidity and evaluate assets. While serving as a corporate-restructuring attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Denise represented debtors, official and unofficial committees of creditors, large-scale creditors, and other parties of interest on engagements including Lehman Brothers Inc., Delphi Inc., and Refco Inc. Prior to joining Skadden, Denise clerked for the Honorable Mary F. Walrath, former Chief Bankruptcy Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court of the District of Delaware. Focused on supporting the turnaround community, Denise is an active member of ABA, ABI, ACG, IWIRC, TMA and the New York State Bar Association. Denise, a native New Yorker, also serves as co-chair of the Development Committee of the Junior Advisory Board of Her Justice.