McGlinchey Stafford PLLC is pleased to announce Deborah A. Reperowitz, a Member in the firm’s Bankruptcy, Reorganization & Creditors’ Rights practice group, has been elected President of the New York Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), effective January 1, 2017. Reperowitz, who has served as a member of the Chapter’s Board of Directors for the past three years and as a member of the Chapter’s Executive Committee for the past two years, will serve as Chapter President through the 2017 calendar year.
“It is truly an honor to be selected to lead the New York Chapter of the TMA, a global organization of professionals whose focus is improving the performance of distressed, as well as non-distressed, companies. TMA’s accomplished members work with companies, investors, and lenders to effect financial and operational restructures and alignments that drive significantly improved performance,” said Reperowitz. “TMA is an outstanding resource for its members, and I look forward to continuing to work with the Chapter’s leaders and membership to provide first-rate business, educational, and networking opportunities.”
Reperowitz is a nationally recognized bankruptcy and commercial litigation attorney who has experience as both in-house and outside counsel. She represents clients in all aspects of commercial litigation, business restructuring, and bankruptcy matters, and has successfully represented clients in the financial services, insurance, real estate, telecommunications, airline, and general manufacturing sectors. She also is listed on the register of mediators maintained by the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York and has been selected to mediate numerous disputes, including those arising from the bankruptcy case of Dewey & LeBoeuf and the Madoff liquidations.
Reperowitz is a graduate of the Seton Hall University School of Law, where she served as Editor of the Seton Hall Law Review. She received her B.S. from New York University.
TMA Global (turnaround.org) is the leading organization dedicated to turnaround management, corporate restructuring, and distressed investing. Established in 1988, TMA has more than 8,300 members in 55 chapters worldwide, including 32 in North America. Members include turnaround practitioners, attorneys, accountants, investors, lenders, venture capitalists, appraisers, liquidators, executive recruiters, and consultants, as well as academic, government, and judicial employees.