O’Melveny Worldwide

Diana M. Perez

Senior Counsel

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.

Diana’s technical experience, vision, and attentiveness help clients through their most critical, complex, and high-stakes restructurings.

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

Debtor Representations:

  • Francesca’s Holdings Corporation, et al. 
  • Remington Outdoor Company, Inc., et al. 
  • Yueting Jia
  • Standard Amusements LLC
  • Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, et al. 
  • Verso Corporation, et al. 
  • La Paloma Generating Company, LLC, et al. 
  • Colt Defense LLC, et al. 
  • Entegra Power Group LLC, et al. 
  • Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd., et al. 
  • Vertis Communications, Inc., et al. 
  • Xerium Technologies, Inc., et al. 
  • Lyondell Chemical Company, et al. 
  • Northwest Airlines Corporation, et al. 

Creditor Representations:

  • Ho Won Kwok, et al. 
  • 24 Hour Fitness Worldwide, Inc., et al.
  • Optim Energy, LLC, et al.
  • Midwest Generation, LLC, et al.
  • Contec, LLC, et al.
  • Dynegy Holdings, LLC, et al.
  • Marco Polo Seatrade, et al.
  • Blockbuster Inc., et al.
  • Fred Leighton Holding, Inc., et al.


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