Candace Arthur is an associate in Weil’s Business Finance & Restructuring Department, where she is involved in teams advising debtors, creditors, equity holders, investors, and other interested parties in the context of domestic and international corporate restructurings, liquidations and distressed financings and acquisitions. Ms. Arthur’s participation in representations includes certain non-public ongoing matters, as well as the out-of-court representation of J. Crew Group, Inc. in its $2 billion debt for equity exchange, and the chapter 11 cases of Breitburn Energy Partners, LP, The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company (A&P), Southern Air Holdings Inc., and Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and its affiliates in their historic bankruptcy cases.
Ms. Arthur is also involved in pro bono matters, conducting annual lectures on small businesses in distress on behalf of The Legal Aid Society and representing individuals in chapter 7 proceedings.
Prior to joining Weil, Ms. Arthur clerked for the Honorable Robert E. Gerber at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York in 2009. As an undergraduate at Yale, she was a record-holding member of the Women’s Track Team. At Georgetown Law, she served on the Barrister’s Council (Appellate Advocacy Division), was honored as Best Oral Advocate in the 2008 Frederick Douglass Mid-Atlantic Regional Competition, and was awarded a second-place finish in the Frederick Douglass National Moot Court Competition.