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Alexa J. Kranzley

Special Counsel

Alexa J. Kranzley

Special Counsel
New York +1-212-558-4000+1-212-558-4000 +1-212-558-3588+1-212-558-3588
[email protected]
Alexa Kranzley is a special counsel in the Firm’s Finance and Restructuring Group. Ms. Kranzley represents companies and creditors in Chapter 11 proceedings and out-of-court corporate and financial restructurings and private equity and hedge funds in connection with distressed transactions and special situation investments. Ms. Kranzley also has experience handling adversary proceedings, contested matters and both debtor and creditor representations in bankruptcy proceedings. Ms. Kranzley’s practice is international, and she has worked in collaboration with the Firm’s other offices on substantive matters involving restructurings in other jurisdictions.

Ms. Kranzley was named to the 2018 Class of the American Bankruptcy Institute’s 40 Under 40 Program, and nominated and inducted in 2017 into the International Insolvency Institute’s NextGen Leadership Program. Both Programs recognize “Rising Stars” in the insolvency area.

She is recognized by IFLR1000 as a “Rising Star.”


  • Counsel to White Star Petroleum in its exploration of strategic alternatives, including the sale of its business as a going concern and the restructuring of its balance sheet in a court-supervised process
  • Counsel to Ascent Resources Marcellus in its successful Chapter 11 reorganization
  • Counsel to senior lenders of Danaos Shipping in connection with its debt restructuring
  • Counsel to RBS in connection with the Waypoint Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Counsel to FCA US LLC in connection with the Takata Chapter 11 proceedings
  • ​Counsel to FCA in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets related to the Vinovo, Italy operations of Vari-Form; and in its Canadian subsidiary’s acquisition of substantially all of the assets related to the Strathroy, Ontario operations of Vari-Form Inc; as well as advising FCA and its affiliates on various potential restructuring strategies relating to the Vari-Form Group since July 2018
  • Counsel to bank lenders in the global reorganization of Abengoa in Chapter 11 and Spanish homologation proceedings
  • Counsel to Eastman Kodak Company in its successful Chapter 11 reorganization
  • Counsel to the official committee of creditors of Energy Future Holdings in its pending Chapter 11 case
  • Counsel to Primorsk International Shipping in its Chapter 11 case
  • Counsel to Ziff Davis in connection with its proposed 363 stalking horse bid for Gawker
  • Counsel to Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery Co., Ltd in its proposed acquisition of Hummer from General Motors
  • Counsel to Wells Fargo and other financial institutions in the preparation of their resolution plans, filed under the Dodd-Frank Act
  • Counsel to Cheniere Energy, Inc. and its subsidiaries in connection with Sherwin Alumina’s pending Chapter 11 case
  • Counsel to Capital Products Partners LP in connection with a restructuring of three charters with Overseas Shipping Group, and monetization of its rejection damages claim