Senior Vice President, Bankruptcy and Restructuring and Managing Director of Business Development has over 18 years of experience and relationships in the restructuring industry. Emily began her career as a real estate attorney working on large commercial transactions at Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath and transitioned into a bankruptcy practice. At DLA Piper, Emily continued her restructuring work, representing debtors, creditors, committees, financial institutions, Trustees and receivers in all aspects of Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 proceedings, workouts and litigation.
For over a decade, Emily worked for a prominent national bankruptcy and class action administration company as a business development executive and as head of Midwest operations where she managed the Chicago office including oversight of cases as well as client management and execution of strategic marketing initiatives. Emily is known for her dedication to exceptional client service and her relationship building. Prior to joining AW Properties, Emily was on the senior leadership team of a major not-for-profit organization in
Emily holds a Juris Doctor, magna cum laude from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She graduated with high distinction from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts in History. She is active in the turnaround community as a member of TMA and IWIRC and previously served on the board of IWIRC Chicago. Emily is a licensed real estate broker and a member of the Chicago Association of Realtors (CAR) and the National Association of Realtors (NAR).
Emily is a fitness enthusiast and her husband and three sons keep her active. She loves to travel, entertain and spend time with friends and family. She volunteers her time to charitable organizations dedicated to food security including the ARK food pantry, Momma’s Soup Kitchen, Maot Chitim and Nourish our Neighborhoods through the Jewish United Fund.