Andriana Georgallas is an associate in the Business Finance & Restructuring Department. Ms. Georgallas has been actively involved in the Firm’s representation of chapter 11 debtors and creditors in a variety of industries, including the financial services, pharmaceutical, shipping, grocery, energy, and retail sectors. Ms. Georgallas has been part of teams advising:
- Tops Supermarkets, a regional supermarket chain with approximately 14,000 employees and $1 billion in debt, in its chapter 11 restructuring
- Southeastern Grocers, LLC, one of the largest supermarket chains in the United States, in its prepackaged restructuring of more than $1 billion in debt
- General Electric Company and its affiliates, as sponsor, in the prepackaged chapter 11 case of Homer City Generation L.P., a coal-fired, independent power production plant with $600 million in secured debt prior to its filing
- Fairway Group Holdings and its subsidiaries, an iconic New York supermarket, in their prepackaged chapter 11 cases, which was recognized as the 2017 Consumer Staples Deal of the Year (over $100 million) by The M&A Advisor.
- The liquidating trust for Washington Mutual, Inc. (the parent holding company of Washington Mutual Bank, the subject of the largest bank failure in U.S. history) post-chapter 11
Ms. Georgallas served as a teaching assistant to Harvey R. Miller at Columbia Law School and is a regular contributor to the Weil Bankruptcy Blog. Ms. Georgallas is a member of the St. John’s Law Hellenic Students Lawyers Association and part of the Baruch Pre-Law Mentorship Program as a mentor.
Prior to joining Weil, Ms. Georgallas clerked as an intern for the Honorable Joanna Seybert, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, and for the late Honorable Robert Ross, New York Supreme Court Judge for Nassau County.
Ms. Georgallas received a B.B.A., magna cum laude, from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, where she was an accounting major, a Peter F. Vallone Merit Scholar, and a Peter Sandick Memorial Scholar.
She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from St. John’s University School of Law, where she was editor-in-chief of the St. John’s Law Review and a St. Thomas More Scholar.
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