Felicia Gerber Perlman focuses her practice on complex business reorganizations, debt restructurings and insolvency matters. She is the global co-head of the Firm’s Restructuring and Insolvency Practice Group. Felicia advises debtors, creditors, lenders, investors, sellers, purchasers and other parties-in-interest in all stages of restructuring transactions, from Chapter 11 reorganizations to out-of-court negotiations, workouts and acquisitions. She frequently presents on bankruptcy topics and is featured in several notable publications.


  • Represented Quorum Health Corporation, the leading operator of rural, general acute care hospitals and outpatient services in the United States, in its pre-packaged Chapter 11 cases involving the restructuring of approximately $1.5 billion of funded debt. The successful restructuring took place during the Covid-19 pandemic and ultimately resulted in the successful deleveraging of Quorum’s balance sheet by approximately $500 million.
  • Represented an active oil and gas producer in its prepackaged Chapter 11 reorganization in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York*
  • Represented a biotechnology company in its Chapter 11 reorganization in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware*

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  • Chambers USA 2020
  • American College of Bankruptcy, member


  • Board of Directors of Chicago Sinfonietta, member of the executive committee
  • Women in Law Empowerment Forum, member
  • Chicago Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law Firms, member


Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, JD, 1992
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, BSE, 1989
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, BA, 1989

United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


Felicia Gerber Perlman

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