Ebba Gebisa is counsel in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins. She advises both company-side and creditor clients on complex restructurings and bankruptcies, both in and out of court.

Ms. Gebisa primarily handles on chapter 11 and out of court restructurings, and also advises clients in all aspects of complex corporate restructurings across a wide array of industries. Specifically, she helps clients navigate:

  • Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Prepackaged, prearranged, and involuntary bankruptcies
  • Section 363 sales
  • Cross-border bankruptcies
  • Out of court restructurings
  • Distressed mergers and acquisitions

Ms. Gebisa is a member of the Turnaround Management Association’s NOW Global Committee. She is also a board member of the Sue Duncan Children’s Center.

Ms. Gebisa’s experience includes advising:

Company / Chapter 11 Trustee Representations

  • JOANN, a leading national retailer of sewing, arts, and crafts, in its prepackaged chapter 11 restructuring of over US$1 billion of funded debt
  • Chapter 11 Trustee of CFG Peru Investments Pte. Ltd (Singapore) in its chapter 11 proceeding*
  • TridentUSA Health Services*
  • Concordia International Corporation*
  • SunEdison, Inc.*
  • Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc.*
  • Delta Petroleum General Recovery Trust*
  • Hayes Lemmerz International, Inc.*

Creditor / Director & Officer Representations

  • Health Evolution Partners as sponsor and secured lender in the wind down of one of its portfolio companies*
  • Former board representative in connection with ongoing insurance settlement matters in The Weinstein Company Holdings LLC’s chapter 11 proceedings*
  • Former CEO of Kodak in Eastman Kodak’s chapter 11 proceedings*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • Illinois


  • Juris Doctor, University of Chicago Law School, 2008
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005
    with honors

Languages Spoken

  • English