Shearman And Sterling

Event December 15, 2020

Shearman Women Webinar: Restructuring Trends in 2020 and Beyond

  • Webinar

Shearman & Sterling was pleased to host the ‘Shearman Women Webinar: Restructuring Trends in 2020 and Beyond’ webinar on December 15 at 4 pm ET. During the pandemic, businesses have been learning to adapt to a new environment, rapidly changing behavioral and consumption patterns and extraordinary uncertainty. A panel of restructuring experts shared how the events of the past year have manifested in restructuring activity, what has made businesses resilient, the business outlook in the coming months as the pandemic ensues and how the anticipation of an effective vaccine is adding another round of rapid changes on the horizon.

Our webinar focused on:

  • Which companies are restructuring and why
  • How pre-existing conditions have affected business failure during the pandemic
  • Strategies businesses are using to get through these unusual times
  • What is on the horizon for 2021


  • Sara Coelho, Associate, Financial Restructuring & Insolvency – Shearman & Sterling 


  • Lorie Beers, Managing Director and Head of Special Situations – Cowen and Company
  • Lisa Joseph, Vice President – PIMCO
  • Ivona Smith  Drivetrain, LLC
  • Blanche Zelmanovich, Senior Director of Restructuring Practice – E&Y