Squire Sanders announced today that financial restructuring lawyer Nava Hazan has joined the firm as a partner in the Restructuring and Insolvency Practice Group, resident in the New York office.
Hazan has over 13 years of experience advising on cross-border insolvency matters, including Chapter 15 cases, and has represented foreign liquidators in the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, and Antigua. She has also represented Chapter 11 debtors, official committees of unsecured creditors, individual creditors, debtor-in-possession lenders, plan sponsors, and purchasers of distressed assets in Chapter 11 cases.
“We are thrilled for Nava to be joining our global restructuring practice. Her experience and international background promises to strengthen our US capabilities and, in particular, add even greater depth to our New York office,” said partner Stephen Lerner, chair of Squire Sanders Restructuring and Insolvency Practice Group. “The combination of Nava’s extensive cross-border expertise and global contacts will further enhance the breadth of services we provide our clients, both domestic and international.”
Hazan is a citizen of the United States, France, and Israel and admitted to practice in Paris, France and New York. She was educated at the University of Paris I and received a Master of Laws from Columbia University School of Law in New York.
“I look forward building upon Squire Sanders’ renowned restructuring practice,” said Hazan. “Squire Sanders has one of the industry’s most expansive global footprint. With my experience in cross-border and domestic bankruptcy matters, I am excited to see what we can accomplish.”