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Tess is an associate in Stroock’s national Financial Restructuring Group. She represents large institutional investors, public and private companies, hedge funds, private equity funds, banks, ad hoc committees, official creditor committees and lenders in the structuring, negotiation, financing and implementation of mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, restructurings and workouts, in both in-court and out-of-court transactions.

Tess serves on the firm’s Associates’ Committee and works closely with firm management on issues of interest, recommends ways to enhance existing programs and introduces new initiatives.

Representative Matters

  • American Renal Associates (ad hoc group of term lenders)
  • Animal Supply Company (second lien lenders)
  • Carlson Wagonlit Travel (ad hoc group of secured noteholders)
  • Envision Healthcare Corp (noteholders)
  • Guitar Center (ad hoc group of noteholders)
  • Motorsports Aftermarket Group (ad hoc term lender committee)
  • Party City (ad hoc group of lenders)
  • PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (DIP lender)
  • Revlon (ad hoc group of bondholders)
  • Sandy Creek Energy Station (ad hoc group of lenders)
  • Ultra Petroleum Corp. (ad hoc term lender group)

Selected Activities

  • Co-Author, “What ‘Interests’ in Property May Be Subject to a Free and Clear Sale Order?” Norton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, 2020 (forthcoming) 
  • Editor-in-Chief, Volume XXIII of the Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law, 2017-2018


Admitted To Practice

  • New York


  • J.D., Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Corporate & Financial Law, Fordham University School of Law, 2018
  • B.A., cum laude, Texas Christian University, 2013