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Lindsay, Katherine L.
Katherine L. Lindsay
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Katherine Lindsay is a member of the Bracewell & Giuliani’s Finance and Financial Restructuring teams.  Her practice focuses on complex workouts, insolvency proceedings, and distressed M&A transactions. She represents U.S. and international clients including financial institutions, institutional investors, hedge funds, and private equity groups in various sectors such as power, oil and gas, real estate, industry, maritime shipping, and telecommunications.  Katherine also advises clients at earlier stages in the investment process, in connection with a wide array of secured and unsecured credit transactions, by evaluating proposed investment and credit structures to mitigate financial risk, developing cross-border collateral packages, and assisting with early-stage amendment discussions.

Katherine has represented noteholder, bondholder and lender groups in U.S. and international restructurings and insolvency proceedings, including Cemex S.A.B. (Mexico and Spain), Centro Properties (Australia), LSP Batesville, TOUSA, and Washington Mutual Bank. She has also represented administrators and receivers for companies in England, Australia and New Zealand in connection with U.S. legal issues and insolvency proceedings.

Publications and Speeches

"ANGLO IRISH BANK: Anglo Irish Liquidators Face Tough Questions From Creditors," 4-Traders - Online, October 2013
"Make-Whole Claims in Bankruptcy…Still Flying High & Earning Passing Grades," ABF Journal, September 2013
"Lessons from Vitro: Intercompany Claims, the Scope of Chapter 15 and Karma," BNA's Bankruptcy Law Reporter, May 2013
"For whom the Bell tolls," Lawyers Weekly (Australia) - Online, November 2012
"The GM Plan: Breaking It Up Is Hard To Do," Law360, February 2012
"Dodd-Frank Act: Playing by the Rules for Orderly Liquidations," Thomson Reuters, April 2011
"The Dodd-Frank Act: The New World of Systemically Risky Financial Companies and What It Means for Creditors," Bankruptcy Law Reporter, September 2010
"Exchange Offers, Pre-Packaged Plans And The CDS Hurdle," Corporate Bankruptcy & Restructuring - Digital Guide, February 2010


J.D., honors, University of Connecticut School of Law, 2008
B.A., Economics, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, University of Connecticut, 2005

Bar Admissions

New York


American College of Investment Counsel


21st Century Media, Connecticut Magazine, 40 Under 40, 2015
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, IFLR1000 Financial & Corporate Guide, Rising Star – Financial Restructuring, 2016
Thomson Reuters, Connecticut Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2015
Connecticut Journal of International Law, Review Editor
U.S. Department of State Gilman Scholar
Louis D. Traurig Award for Excellence in Economics