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Latham & Watkins Adds Counsel to Restructuring & Special Situations Practice

January 26, 2021
Ebba Gebisa represents companies, creditor groups, and investors in complex bankruptcies and restructurings.

Latham & Watkins LLP is pleased to announce that Ebba Gebisa has joined the firm’s Chicago office as a counsel in the Restructuring & Special Situations Practice within the Finance Department. Gebisa represents debtors, creditors, and other parties-in-interest across industries in all aspects of corporate restructuring and insolvency matters and related acquisitions and loan transactions.

“Ebba is a skilled restructuring lawyer with excellent experience advising on complex and multijurisdictional matters across industries, and we are delighted to welcome her to the firm,” said Cathy Birkeland, Managing Partner of Latham & Watkins’ Chicago office. “She joins a vibrant team that delivers tremendous results for our clients.”

Gebisa is the latest addition to Latham’s deep bench and growing global Restructuring & Special Situations Practice. In 2020, the firm welcomed partners Suzzanne Uhland and George Klidonas in New York, partner Alexandra Bigot in Paris, and counsel Anu Yerramalli in New York.

George Davis, Global Chair of Latham’s Restructuring & Special Situations Practice, said: “Ebba’s arrival further demonstrates Latham’s ongoing investment in our very active and market-leading restructuring practice. She is a terrific addition to the team, and our diverse client base of companies/sponsors, key creditor groups, and acquirers will be well-served by her wide-ranging experience on sophisticated matters.”

“I’m thrilled to join Latham’s talented team that is well-known for steering large and cutting-edge matters for an exceptional roster of clients,” said Gebisa. “The firm’s global platform and top-tier practices provide an exciting opportunity, and I look forward to working with my colleagues to address our clients’ most critical challenges.”

Gebisa joins Latham from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. She received her JD from the University of Chicago Law School and BBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.