Leah Saiontz

Leah Saiontz is an associate in the Restructuring Department of Weil’s New York office. Leah’s practice includes domestic and cross-border corporate restructuring, distressed financing and distressed M&A.

Leah received her B.A. magna cum laude from Harvard College and received her J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Leah has been a member of teams representing debtors and secured lenders in a number of in-court restructurings and other matters, including:

Debtor/Company-Side Experience:

  • Brooks Brothers Group, Inc. and its affiliates, the oldest apparel company in the United States, in their chapter 11 cases, Canadian proceeding under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, and going-concern sale of their international businesses.
  • Topgolf International, Inc. in connection with its out-of-court equity recapitalization and credit agreement amendment.
  • EP Energy Corporation, and its affiliated debtors, a public oil and natural gas exploration and production company, in their chapter 11 cases involving approximately $4.9 billion in funded debt obligations.

Creditor/Acquiror/Other Experience:

  • Representing the DIP Lender and Senior Secured Lender in the chapter 11 case of George Washington Bridge Bus Station Development Venture.