Felicia Gerber Perlman

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Chicago, IL


Felicia Gerber Perlman focuses her practice on complex business reorganizations, debt restructurings and insolvency matters. She is the Global Head of the Firm’s Business Restructuring Practice Group. Felicia advises debtors, creditors, lenders, investors, sellers, purchasers and other parties-in-interest in all stages of restructuring transactions, from Chapter 11 reorganizations to out-of-court negotiations, workouts and acquisitions. She frequently presents on bankruptcy topics and is featured in several notable publications. Felicia is admitted in the State of Illinois.


•M&A Advisor’s Restructuring of the Year ($1B to $5B) Award – Quorum Health Corporation, 2021 Chambers USA 2009 to 2021

•The Legal 500 US 2021, Restructuring (including bankruptcy): Corporate

•The Best Lawyers in America, 2008 to 2022, Litigation – Bankruptcy

•The Best Lawyers in America, 2008 to 2022, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

•Turnarounds & Workouts “Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers” 2020


•Board of Directors of Chicago Sinfonietta, member of the executive committee

•Women in Law Empowerment Forum, member

•Chicago Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law Firms, member


•Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, JD, 1992

•The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, BSE, 1989

•The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, BA, 1989

About AIRA

AIRA is a nonprofit professional association serving the bankruptcy, restructuring and turnaround practice area. AIRA's membership consists of accountants, financial advisors, investment bankers, attorneys, workout consultants, trustees, and others in the field of business turnaround, restructuring and bankruptcy. AIRA members are among the most trusted and sought-after professionals in matters dealing with limited capital resources and deteriorating operating performance.

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