Rachel Albanese is Vice Chair of the U.S. Restructuring Group and a partner in the New York Office. Rachel has nearly 20 years' experience representing secured and unsecured creditors, debtors, equity holders, purchasers of distressed assets, and other parties in interest in a wide range of restructuring matters, including cases under chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code, out-of-court workouts and cross-border insolvency proceedings. In addition, Rachel has been involved in the current restructuring efforts in Puerto Rico since the earliest days when she participated in dozens of meetings with U.S. Congress members and staff to develop the law that ultimately became PROMESA. She has been instrumental in many of the firm's PROMESA-related matters.

Rachel is a co-chair of the Women in Bankruptcy & Restructuring affinity group of the National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL).

Rachel is an active member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation and the Turnaround Management Association. After law school, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of Penn Law's Journal of International Economic Law, Rachel clerked for Hon. John W. Bissell, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Rachel is a contributing author of the Bloomberg Law: Bankruptcy Treatise.

Rachel previously served as Co-Hiring Partner of the New York office.