Alissa Nann, a senior counsel and bankruptcy attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP, focuses her practice in the areas of corporate and financial restructuring, insolvency, bankruptcy, and debtors’ and creditors’ rights. She has represented business debtors, not-for-profits, lenders, creditors and creditors’ committees in bankruptcies and out-of-court restructurings, and has experience with bankruptcy sale transactions, lease issues, preference and fraudulent conveyance avoidance actions, and claim administration and objections. Alissa is a member of the firm’s Bankruptcy & Business Reorganizations Practice.
Prior to joining Foley, Alissa was an associate with Baker Hostetler where she represented secured and unsecured creditors, trustees and creditors’ committees in chapter 11 and chapter 7 cases. She also handled SIPA liquidations, including representation of the SIPA trustee in the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC.
From 2012 to 2013, Ms. Nann served as a law clerk to the Honorable Shelley C. Chapman, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of New York.
Alissa dedicates pro bono hours to, among other things, advising individual consumer debtors regarding the bankruptcy process.
In 2014 – 2018, Alissa was selected for inclusion in the New York Super Lawyers - Rising Stars® lists.
Alissa earned her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 2006 where she was executive editor for the American Criminal Law Review and was also a member of the Student Bar Association. She received her B.A. in political science, with high honors, from Michigan State University in 2002.
Admissions and Professional Memberships
Alissa is admitted to practice in New York and the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. She is a member of the New York City Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Turnaround Management Association, and the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation.