Ms. Georgallas has been actively involved in the Firm’s representation of chapter 11 debtors and creditors in a variety of industries, including the financial services, pharmaceutical, shipping, energy, and retail sectors. Recently, Ms. Georgallas represented Fairway as debtor in its prepackaged chapter 11 case, SIGA Technologies as debtor in its chapter 11 case, and Washington Mutual (as trust for holding company, post-chapter 11). Previously, Ms. Georgallas advised a group of secured lenders in the chapter 11 proceedings of Energy & Exploration Partners, LLC.
Ms. Georgallas also represents, on a pro bono basis, Pathways to Housing National, Inc., a not-for-profit organization focused on addressing homelessness among people with psychiatric disabilities. Her pro bono work has also included assisting low-income Manhattan residents with the drafting and execution of wills, powers of attorney, and other essential life-planning documents and assisting victims of Hurricane Sandy with FEMA-related relief.
Ms. Georgallas has served as a teacher’s assistant at Columbia Law School. She is a regular contributor to the Weil Bankruptcy Blog and is also a member of the Women@Weil Community Service Subcommittee. Ms. Georgallas is a member of the St. John’s Law Hellenic Students Lawyers Association and part of the Baruch Pre-Law Mentorship Program as a mentor.
Prior to joining Weil, Ms. Georgallas clerked as an intern for the Honorable Joanna Seybert, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, and for the late Honorable Robert Ross, New York Supreme Court Judge for Nassau County. Ms. Georgallas received a B.B.A., magna cum laude, from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, where she was an accounting major, a Peter F. Vallone Merit Scholar, and a Peter Sandick Memorial Scholar. She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from St. John’s University School of Law, where she was editor-in-chief of the St. John’s Law Review and a St. Thomas More Scholar.