Genna Ghaul practices bankruptcy and restructuring law, with a recent focus in the retail sector, including chapter 11 proceedings, section 363 sales, bankruptcy litigation, and other bankruptcy-related matters.
She currently represents the FTD Companies and its affiliated debtors in their chapter 11 cases before the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Her past debtor representations include, among others, American Apparel, M&G USA Corporation, Transtar Holding Company, and Nextel (NII Holdings). Her past creditor representations include, among others, the purchaser of the assets of The Bon-Ton Department Stores, the 1.5 Lien Noteholders of Hexion, and the term loan lenders in rue21 and Seventy Seven Energy's chapter 11 cases.
Genna maintains an active pro bono practice. She has represented clients in family court proceedings and before the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York.
For the past two years, Genna has served on the Her Justice Red Party Event Committee, in addition to representing clients on behalf of Her Justice.
Prior to attending law school, Genna worked in the antitrust and competition economics group of a consulting firm in Boston.
- Columbia University (J.D. 2013; James Kent Scholar; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar); Boston College (B.A. in Economics summa cum laude 2007)
- New York, New Jersey, and U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and District of New Jersey
- Extern, U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of New York (Spring 2012)
- Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert E. Gerber, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York (2013-2014)