Kimberly J. Kodis
Kimberly Kodis is an associate in the business restructuring practice in Ropes & Gray’s New York office. Kimberly advises debtors, creditors and other interested parties in the context of domestic and international corporate restructurings and liquidations with an emphasis on large chapter 11 cases. Kimberly has experience working across a wide variety of industries, including health care, energy and retail. She is also well versed in professional retention and compensation matters.
Prior to joining the firm, Kimberly served as a law clerk to the Honorable Elizabeth S. Stong, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York.
During law school, Kimberly was an associate managing editor of the Brooklyn Law Review and was a recipient of the Barry L. Zaretsky Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Fellowship.
Select representations include:
- The special committee of the board of directors of an oil and gas exploration and production company in connection with investigation into pre-bankruptcy related-party transactions and analysis of potential claims, including potential fraudulent transfer and breach of fiduciary duty claims.
- The independent manager of FirstEnergy Nuclear Generation, LLC, a power generation company, in negotiating value allocation, resolution of intercompany claims and option for creditors to receive new common stock in the reorganized company.
- adidas Canada Ltd. in the chapter 11 case of Relay Opco Canada ULC.
- Gawker Media, LLC and its affiliates, a media publication, in its chapter 11 case, including the successful sale of the remaining material assets of the business through a section 363 auction.
- An implementer and administrator of co-pay adjudication programs in the chapter 11 case of a specialty pharmaceutical company in connection with pre-bankruptcy transactions and analysis of potential claims, including potential fraudulent transfer claims.
- The Stone & Webster Asbestos Trust, established under the chapter 11 plan of reorganization of Stone & Webster, Incorporated, responsible for establishing procedures for the resolution of asbestos claims and paying obligations with respect to allowed asbestos claims from the cash proceeds in the asbestos trust and other available sources of funding.
- A well-known fashion stylist and one of the largest unsecured creditors in the chapter 7 case of Erin Heatherton, a former Victoria’s Secret model.
- JD, Brooklyn Law School, 2016; Associate Managing Editor, Brooklyn Law Review
- BA (Political Science), summa cum laude, Adelphi University, 2012