Davis Polk today announced that Veerle Roovers has joined the firm as counsel in its Insolvency and Restructuring Group in New York.
Ms. Roovers joins Davis Polk from Jones Day, where she was Of Counsel in the Business Restructuring & Reorganization Practice, focusing on corporate restructuring and bankruptcy matters.
She earned her J.D. from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, and has an LL.M. in Corporation Law from New York University, a Master’s in Corporate Law from the Catholic University of Brussels and a DEA from the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.
“Veerle is a seasoned bankruptcy practitioner and a welcome addition to our team, particularly as we look ahead to another very active year for restructurings,” said Marshall S. Huebner, co-head of Davis Polk’s Insolvency and Restructuring Group.
Veerle Roovers said, “Davis Polk is at the forefront of many significant and highly complex restructurings, and I’m very excited to join the esteemed bankruptcy group.”
Davis Polk is recognized worldwide for its substantial experience in insolvency and restructuring. As one of the only firms in the world with both a leading debtor-side practice and a leading lender-side practice, Davis Polk represents a wide range of clients, including companies in need of financial restructuring, leading financial institutions and hedge funds, investors, acquirers, business partners, trustees, administrators and receivers in connection with the largest and most complex insolvencies and restructurings, as well as in connection with acquisitions of distressed companies, debtor-in-possession financings and exit financings.
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