Bankruptcy MVP: Cleary Gottlieb's Lisa Schweitzer

Law360, New York (December 5, 2011, 6:20 PM EST) -- Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP partner Lisa Schweitzer played a key role this summer in orchestrating bankrupt Nortel Networks Inc.’s massive and creative $4.5 billion sale of its patent portfolio — the largest such sale ever — landing her a spot among Law360's Bankruptcy MVPs.

Nortel filed for bankruptcy in 2009 and had insolvency proceedings in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom for its various affiliates — making it particularly tricky to organizing the innovative sale of patents from a mix of both...
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