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Kelsey Burgess is an attorney in the Corporate, Business and Tax Department. She primarily focuses her practice on corporate and securities law, with a special emphasis on representing public and private clients in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, business transactions, financing and other general corporate and securities matters.

Kelsey also has experience advising clients regarding complex bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors' rights matters, and she has represented debtors and official unsecured creditors’ committees in complex Chapter 11 proceedings.

Prior to joining Lowndes, Kelsey was an attorney with an Am Law Top 10 law firm in Miami, Florida, where she handled bankruptcy and insolvency issues for clients in a broad range of industries.

Kelsey earned her undergraduate degree in Legal Studies from the University of Central Florida and her law degree cum laude from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. While in law school, she was named to the Dean’s List every semester and was recognized with Book Awards in both Civil Procedure and Trial Practice. She also served as executive forum editor of the Florida Law Review and as a federal judicial intern at the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

In her free time, Kelsey is an avid reader and enjoys cooking and baking, taking Peloton classes and visiting Walt Disney World.

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  • Representation of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the chapter 11 cases of Garrett Motion Inc., an automotive parts manufacturing company, in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
  • Representation of Techniplas, LLC, a global producer and manufacturer of plastic components in the automotive industry, in its chapter 11 cases.
  • Representation of UBS Puerto Rico Funds in the restructuring of the Employees Retirement System of the Government of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico under title III of PROMESA.

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  • Adult Literacy League, Board Member; Tutor


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