Emma Wheeler is an associate in the Restructuring Department of Weil’s New York office. Emma received her J.D., cum laude, from Duke University School of Law, where she served on the Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum. She received her undergraduate degree in Environmental Science and Public Policy from Harvard University.
Emma has played a role on a number of teams advising:
- Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC, one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of mattresses in North America, in connection with its chapter 11 case with approximately $1.9 billion in debt obligations.
- Talen Energy Supply, LLC, a power generation and infrastructure company in North America, in its chapter 11 cases with approximately $5 billion in funded debt obligations.
- Fieldwood Energy, a Gulf of Mexico offshore energy exploration and production company, in connection with its second chapter 11 cases with approximately $1.8 billion in debt.
- Johnson & Johnson as a creditor in the mass tort chapter 11 cases of Imerys Talc America, Inc., which filed for chapter 11 as a result of thousands of personal injury lawsuits.