Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
A partner in Paul, Weiss’ restructuring department, Elizabeth McColm specialises in the areas of corporate restructurings and bankruptcy. She has been involved in major restructurings and bankruptcies representing debtors, creditors and acquirers of assets across a range of industries.
Elizabeth’s recent creditor matters include advising key stakeholders in the restructurings of California Resources Corporation, Country Fresh, Denbury Resources, Seadrill, Dean Foods, FullBeauty Brands, Pacific Drilling and GenOn, among others.
Elizabeth’s noteworthy company-side representations include McGraw Hill, Pioneer Energy Services, David’s Bridal, The Bon-Ton Stores and Noranda Aluminium. Elizabeth also has extensive experience advising clients in cross-border matters, including in the restructurings of Oro Negro, Petra Diamonds, Virgin Australia Airlines, and many others.
Elizabeth is widely recognised as a leading restructuring practitioner, including by Chambers USA and IFLR1000. According to Chambers’ research, clients recognise that ‘she is very detail-oriented, hard-working and intelligent’. Elizabeth’s representations have been recognised by numerous industry publications. The M&A Advisor selected the restructuring of Pacific Drilling as the 2019 ‘Energy Deal of the Year’ and The Bon-Ton Stores as the 2018 ‘Consumer Discretionary Deal of the Year (Over $100 MM)’.