Mayer Brown partner Lucy F. Kweskin was named to the American Bankruptcy Institute’s 2022 “40 Under 40” list. The annual feature recognizes individuals demonstrating “remarkable ability, leadership and achievement in the bankruptcy and insolvency community.”

As a member of Mayer Brown’s global Restructuring practice, Ms. Kweskin has substantial experience representing both debtor and lender-side clients in all phases of corporate restructurings, including chapter 11 plans, section 363 sales, out of court restructurings and foreclosures. In addition, she litigates bankruptcy-related disputes concerning valuation, make-whole claims, inter-creditor issues, fraudulent transfers, recharacterization, veil piercing and breaches of fiduciary duty. She also serves as a lecturer of law at Columbia Law School, teaching a course entitled “Advanced Bankruptcy: Deals and Issues in the Current Environment.”

“We are thrilled the industry has recognized Lucy – she is an exceptional lawyer who adds significant value to our restructuring team,” said Brian Trust, co-leader of the firm’s Global Restructuring practice.

2022 honorees were selected by a diverse steering committee of insolvency professionals from ABI. The committee selected nominees based on their professional achievements, leadership skills, community service, public speaking and more. With over 12,000 members, the ABI is the nation’s largest association of bankruptcy and insolvency professionals.