Liza Burton is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm's Restructuring & Special Situations Practice where she focuses on business reorganizations and financial restructurings.

Ms. Burton represents distressed companies, agents, lenders, creditors, and shareholders in all facets of the restructuring and reorganization process including Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganizations and out-of-court debt restructurings. She represents domestic and global clients in a variety of industries.

Ms. Burton’s experience includes representing:

  • Enduro Resource Partners (Debtors)
  • Rentech WP US (Debtors)
  • Chaparral Energy (Debtors)
  • Tervita Corporation (Chapter 15 Debtors)
  • Energy XXI (Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors)
  • Secured lenders in confidential work-out situations

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2015
    Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • BA, University of Pennsylvania, 2010
    cum laude

Languages Spoken

  • Russian