Rachel Jaffe Mauceri has more than 15 years of experience counseling clients in complex bankruptcy and restructuring matters. Her practice includes representing debtors in pre-negotiated and traditional bankruptcy proceedings, debtor-in-possession financing, bankruptcy litigation, creditors’ rights and workouts, 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, pension and benefit plans, potential acquirers, and other significant creditors and parties in interest.
Rachel regularly participates in panel discussions on bankruptcy-related matters and has written articles and other materials on current issues in bankruptcy. She currently sits on the board of directors of the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project.
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 hhgregg, Inc. and its affiliates in their chapter 11 cases (S.D. Indiana)
Represent the indenture trustee in the Chapterchapter 11 cases of Avaya (S.D.N.Y.), CHC Helicopter, (S.D. Texas), Berry Petroleum Company,(N.D. Texas), MIG, LLC (D. Del.) and North Philadelphia Health System (E.D. Pa.)
Represent several UMWA retirementpension and health benefit funds in the chapter 11bankruptcy 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.)
Represented Noble Environmental Power in its pre-negotiated chapter 11 reorganization (D. Del.)
Represent the agent to the debtor-in-possession lenders in the chapter 11 bankruptcy of a marine constructionCal-Dive International and diving businessits affiliates (D. Del.)
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 stalking horse purchasers and other bidders in connection withbankruptcy-related 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, Order of the Coif
Ithaca College, 1995, B.A.
US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
US District Court for the Southern District of New York