Gavin/Solmonese LLC announced that Meg Manning has joined the firm as senior director and counsel in its growing Bankruptcy & Fiduciary Services practice. Manning will handle fiduciary services matters including liquidating trusts, receiverships, assignments for the benefit of creditors, litigation trusts and other matters, as well as serve as in-house legal counsel to the firm.
Manning has more than 14 years of experience in complex reorganization and liquidation cases, representing debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, and creditor committees.
Prior to joining Gavin/Solmonese, Manning practiced with the law firm Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg, where she concentrated her practice in the areas of commercial bankruptcy and restructuring. She has experience in the retail, energy, restaurant and manufacturing arenas, among others.
“Meg’s expertise in bankruptcies and fiduciary matters reinforces our firm’s capabilities to provide our clients with the broadest range of financial advisory and fiduciary services,” said Ted Gavin, Managing Director and Founding Partner of Gavin/Solmonese. “Her industry involvement, particularly her commitment to and her leadership roles with the International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, will only enhance our engagement in this ever-changing industry and professional community.”
Manning holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, NY, and is a graduate of the University of Baltimore Law School. She is admitted to the bars in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
In addition to her professional memberships in the Delaware Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Delaware Bankruptcy Inn of Court, Meg is an At Large member of the National Board of International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) and has served as Secretary, Vice Chair and Chair of the IWIRC-Delaware network. Meg was also named by Benchmark Litigation as both a Delaware Rising Star and a Top Woman in Litigation.
Whether it’s protecting a company or its creditors from failure, deploying new leadership, or reversing antiquated thinking, Gavin/Solmonese leads companies to measurable bottom line improvement. The Gavin/Solmonese Corporate Restructuring Group provides leadership for underperforming and troubled companies and their stakeholders, helping businesses maximize value for owners, investors, creditors and employees. The Gavin/Solmonese Corporate Engagement & Public Affairs Group leads organizations through critical strategic thinking and tactical planning, creating better connections with consumers, decision makers and the media, resulting in market share growth and higher profitability.