A. Beitler is an associate in the
firm’s Corporate Reorganization and Litigation departments. She represents domestic and international companies
restructuring their financial affairs, as well as creditors in Chapter 7 and
Chapter 11 bankruptcies and adversary proceedings. Elizabeth also represented the SIPA Trustee of
Lehman Brothers Inc. and currently represents the Trust Administrator of the
Lehman Brothers Inc. Liquidating Trust. In
addition, Elizabeth has experience in internal investigations, including both
anti-corruption and SEC compliance.
Elizabeth also maintains an
active pro bono practice, representing clients in immigration and Social
Member, International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation
Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
Participant, National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges’ Next Generation program
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Co-speaker, “The Legal Aid Society on the interplay between bankruptcy and family law in the current legal environment,” CLE training program (January 2022)
Co-speaker, “HerJustice on the interplay between bankruptcy and family law in the current legal environment,” CLE training program (November 2022)
Co-author, with Erin Diers and Christopher Whelan, “The Lender Game,” American Bankruptcy Institute Journal (December 2019)
Contributor, researched and drafted the United States chapter of the second edition of “The International Comparative Legal Guide to Enforcement of Foreign Judgments” (March 2017)
KINDness Matters Award, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), Pro Bono (October 2021)
Representation of Delta Air Lines, Inc., as majority equity holder and strategic partner of Grupo Aeroméxico, S.A.B. de C.V., in Aeroméxico's chapter 11 restructuring.
Representation of the Litigation Trustee of Sears Canada in its highly complex bankruptcy proceedings in Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice.
Representation of the Trustee in the $123 billion liquidation of Lehman Brothers Inc., the largest bankruptcy in history. Secured a 100% recovery for customers, secured and priority claimants and distributed over $9 billion to general unsecured creditors.
Representation of DNB Bank ASA as special counsel in the bank’s role as a member of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Valaris plc, a London-based offshore drilling contractor.
Representation of Exelco NV in the lead chapter 11, a Belgian diamond wholesaler and distributor, and six of its U.S. affiliates.
Pro bono representation of a Nigerian Immigrant seeking asylum from Elizabeth Immigration Court in New Jersey, because of past and probable future persecution based on her sexual orientation.
Pro bono representation of a 34-year-old client suffering from severe intellectual and psychological disabilities win an appeal for retroactive and current Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
Pro bono representation of a Jamaican client's release from federal immigration detention for a client after two years of appeals.