October 09, 2018
Kelly DiBlasi has been named to the American Bankruptcy Institute’s 40 Under 40 program in 2018. The annual award recognizes the insolvency professionals under the age of 40 who are setting the standard for excellence in the field.
Ms. DiBlasi was recognized for her achievements as a top restructuring attorney, as well as for her leadership and service to the community. Her recent accomplishments include guiding the multijurisdictional, multibillion-dollar chapter 11 reorganization of global helicopter company CHC Group, representing Ambac in the state court rehabilitation of its Segregated Account portfolio, and advising National Public Finance Guarantee Corporation in Puerto Rico’s landmark municipal restructuring.
She is also committed to pro bono practice and has long served as pro bono General Counsel for the N.Y. Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund.
Ms. DiBlasi, who was recently named a Rising Star by the New York Law Journal, was selected from a competitive pool of over 300 nominees from across the insolvency profession, including turnaround consultants, financial advisers, academics and restructuring attorneys. The 40 Under 40 honorees will be recognized at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Winter Leadership Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, December 6-8, 2018, and profiled in the ABI Journal.