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Kelley A Cornish

Kelley A Cornish

Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP1285 Avenue of the AmericasNew YorkUSA10019-6064
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Restructuring & Insolvency

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Kelley Cornish garners plaudits from respondents to our research for her in-depth understanding of bankruptcies and corporate restructurings.


Kelley Cornish is a partner in the bankruptcy and corporate reorganisation department and a member of the firm's management committee. Kelley represents the full range of participants in bankruptcy cases and corporate restructurings – debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, official and unofficial committees, and acquirors of distressed assets. She also has substantial experience in complex commercial litigation, including bankruptcy-related litigation involving fraudulent transfers, preferences and equitable subordination.

Kelley was recently named “woman of the year in restructuring” by the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, the premier international networking and professional growth organisation for women in the restructuring and insolvency industry. In 2016, Kelley was inducted as a fellow into the American College of Bankruptcy. Kelley was named a 2012 "client service all-star" by BTI Consulting Group and was listed among the "2-year MVPs," having been named to the list for a second year. Kelley is also recognised by Chambers USAThe Legal 500The Best Lawyers in AmericaIFLR1000 and Who's Who Legal: Business Lawyers as a leading bankruptcy and restructuring lawyer.

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