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Gordon Brothers Names Mackenzie Shea Associate General Counsel

January 10, 2017, 07:45 AM

Gordon Brothers, the Boston-based global advisory, restructuring and investment firm, announced that Mackenzie Shea joined the company as associate general counsel.
Ms. Shea will serve as the company’s front-line transactional counsel, managing deal documentation and related matters for Gordon Brothers. She brings more than 10 years of experience in the areas of corporate bankruptcy and restructuring, where she focused almost exclusively on the representation of troubled companies and buyers of distressed businesses.
“We are thrilled that Mackenzie has joined Gordon Brothers,” said Michael Chartock, Gordon Brothers General Counsel. “Her extensive experience across all sectors, specifically retail and energy, coupled with her ability to quickly understand and provide counsel on complex transactional matters, is a great benefit to our company and to our clients.”
“I’m excited to be part of the Gordon Brothers team,” said Ms. Shea. “I have devoted my entire career to counseling clients through change and challenge, so it is especially rewarding to be working with a company that is well-respected for its ability to provide rapid solutions and reliable outcomes to businesses in times of need.”
Ms. Shea is the recipient of numerous accolades. She has been selected multiple times by Chambers USA and Best Lawyers in America for her work in bankruptcy and restructuring. In 2012, she had the distinction of being named one of the 40 up-and-coming bankruptcy lawyers in the country by the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges. Ms. Shea has also been recognized as a “Rising Star” six times by New England Super Lawyers.
Prior to joining Gordon Brothers in October 2016, Ms. Shea was a partner at the global law firm of K&L Gates LLP. She began her career as a law clerk to the Honorable Joel Rosenthal of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts. Ms. Shea received her bachelor’s degree from Assumption College and her Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School.

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