Mickee Hennessy is a partner in the firmís Bankruptcy, Workout and Restructuring Department. Mickeeís experience includes representation of secured and unsecured creditors and debtors in Chapters 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy cases as well as commercial litigation on behalf of banking and financial institutions, health care companies, insurance companies and manufacturers in the fashion and textile industries. Mickee has also served as counsel for a number of creditorsí committees.
She has represented a number of financial institutions in workout transactions and as creditors in bankruptcy cases, and has prosecuted and defended institutional and business entities in commercial litigations. She has represented clients in a number of high profile bankruptcy cases, including In re Madoff Securities, In re Levitz Furnishings, Inc. et al., In re Worldcom, In re Enron Corp. et al., and In re Marvel Entertainment.
Mickee earned her law degree at Fordham University School of Law in 1995 where she was a member of the Deanís List and an Editor of the Mentor Moot Court Program. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of New York at Potsdam, Crane School of Music in 1990, where she studied violin.
Mickee is the current Chair of the Bankruptcy Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association. She is also a member of the Commerce and Industry Council, and the Strategic Planning Committee for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York. Mickee is a past Vice President/Legal Counsel for the Long Island Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association, a national not-for-profit association of professionals in the corporate restructuring industry. Mickee has lectured on and moderated a number of panels on bankruptcy, ethics and mediation issues. She is a registered mediator for the United States Bankruptcy Courts in the Southern, Northern and Eastern Districts of New York and has successfully resolved several contested matters through mediation. She is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.