Kristin K. Going - McDermott Will & Emery


Kristin, a partner in the Firm’s Business Restructuring practice, represents clients in bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings. She concentrates her practice in commercial bankruptcy and insolvency matters, creditors’ rights, out-of-court workouts and restructurings and financial services litigation. Kristin is a co-Managing Partner of the Firm’s New York office and a member of the Firm-wide Management Committee.

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Corporate Trust

  • Representing the Motors Liquidation Company GUC Trust
  • Represented the indenture trustee for more than $6 billion of Puerto Rico Government Development Bank Bonds*
  • Represented the trustee for $1.4 billion Certificates of Participation in the City of Detroit Chapter 9 proceeding and related litigation*

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  • The Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2021-2024
  • Legal 500 US, Recommended, Restructuring (including bankruptcy): Corporate, 2021-2024
  • Chambers USA, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2016-2024
  • Chambers USA, New York, Bankruptcy/Restructuring “Recognised Practitioner”, 2019
  • Lawdragon, Leading US Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyers, 2020
  • Crain’s New York Business, Notable Women in Law, 2019


  • Law360, Bankruptcy Editorial Advisory Board, 2024
  • ABI Law Review Advisory Board, member
  • American Bankers Association, member
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, member

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St. John’s University School of Law, LLM, 2002
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, JD, 1998
Syracuse University, BA, 1995

District of Columbia
New York

Courts / Agencies
US Supreme Court
US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
US District Court for the District of Columbia
US District Court for the District of Maryland

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