Elizabeth Abrams

Managing Director

Ms. Abrams has recently advised the Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico, as well as a group of first lien lenders of Texas Competitive Energy Holdings, a subsidiary of EFH Corp.

Ms. Abrams has extensive experience representing companies and stakeholders in complex corporate restructuring transactions. Ms. Abrams' recent experience includes advising the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in evaluating debt restructuring transaction alternatives to enhance liquidity and economic stability, the ad hoc group of first lien lenders of Texas Competitive Energy holdings (subsidiary of EFH Corp.) in its chapter 11 case, a significant creditor of LightSquared in its chapter 11 case, and Oro Negro in the amendment of its credit agreement.

Ms. Abrams’ previous transaction experience includes representing General Growth Properties, Inc. in its $27.5 billion debt restructuring and its $7 billion of equity financing, representing Calpine Corporation in its $17 billion debt restructuring and $9 billion of debt financings, advising American Capital, Ltd. in its $2.3 billion exchange offer and representing Gate Gourmet in its out-of-court restructuring. Ms. Abrams has also represented creditor constituents in the restructurings of Innkeepers, Mirant Corporation, CDX Gas, Delta Air Lines, and Dow Corning Corporation.

Ms. Abrams’ work has been recognized by the Turnaround Management Association and she was named a “Person to Watch” by Turnaround and Workouts magazine. Prior to joining Millstein & Co., Ms. Abrams was at Miller Buckfire, where she represented companies and stakeholders in a variety of restructuring and distressed M&A transactions.

Ms. Abrams attended the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology at the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School and a B.A.S. from the School of Engineering and Applied Science.