Diana M. Perez

Senior Counsel

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Diana Perez is a skilled lawyer specializing in restructuring and insolvency matters. Diana represents debtors, creditors, lenders, and strategic investors in both in-court and out-of-court restructurings. She regularly guides companies facing financial distress, creditors of troubled companies, and investors seeking opportunities to acquire distressed businesses or assets.

Her restructuring experience spans a variety of industries and includes the airline, shipping, chemical, energy, financial, retail, manufacturing, rail, and textile sectors.



Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • US District Court, Southern District of New York
  • US Court of Appeals, Third Circuit


  • University of Chicago Law School, J.D.
  • Cornell University, B.S., Human Development

Diana has advised a myriad of companies in restructuring matters including:

Debtor Representations:

  • Northwest Airlines Corporation
  • Lyondell Chemical Company
  • Xerium Technologies, Inc.
  • Vertis Communications, Inc.
  • Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • Entegra Power Group LLC
  • Colt Defense LLC

Creditor Representations:

  • Fred Leighton Holding, Inc.
  • Blockbuster Inc.
  • Marco Polo Seatrade
  • Dynegy Holdings, LLC
  • Contec, LLC
  • Midwest Generation, LLC
  • Optim Energy, LLC