Rachel Jaffe Mauceri counsels clients on all areas of corporate insolvency. Her practice spans corporate bankruptcies and workouts, and includes debtor-in-possession financing, bankruptcy litigation, creditors’ rights, the purchase and sale of assets out of bankruptcy, and other aspects of bankruptcy and reorganization. Rachel’s clients include debtors, financial institutions, indenture trustees, secured and other creditors, potential acquirers, and other significant parties in interest.
Rachel currently sits on the board of directors of CBAP, the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project. She has recently participated in panel discussions on bankruptcy-related matters and written articles and other materials on current issues in bankruptcy.
Before joining Morgan Lewis, Rachel was an associate in the New York office of another international law firm, where she focused on bankruptcy and restructuring.
Represent the indenture trustee in the Chapter 11 cases of CHC Helicopter, Berry Petroleum Company, MIG, LLC and North Philadelphia Health System
Represent several UMWA retirement funds in the chapter 11 cases of Peabody Energy Corporation (E.D. Mo.), Arch Coal, Inc. (E.D. Mo.), Walter Energy Company (N.D. Ala.) and Patriot Coal Company (E.D. Va.)
Represent the agent to the debtor-in-possession lenders in the chapter 11 bankruptcy of a marine construction and diving business
Represented a nationally-known financial advisory firm and two individuals in a case alleging breach of fiduciary duty in connection with the conduct of the chapter 11 case of a coal producer company in Eastern Kentucky
Represented the indenture trustee of numerous RMBS trusts holding claims in the chapter 11 cases of Residential Capital, LLC and its subsidiaries and affiliates
Represented the debtors in the chapter 11 cases of a furniture designer/manufacturer, a retail apparel company and an auto component manufacturer and their respective affiliates
Represent bidders and purchasers in connection with asset sales conducted under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code
Represent financial institutions and other clients in complex avoidance litigation
Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2001, J.D., Cum Laude
Ithaca College, 1995, B.A.
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
US District Court for the District of New Jersey
US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Awards and Affiliations
Member, American Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute
Turnaround Management Association
International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation
Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference