Natalie Ramsey is co-chair of the Bankruptcy + Reorganization Group and the partner in charge of its Wilmington and Philadelphia offices. She practices in all areas of domestic and international restructurings, crisis management, financings, acquisitions in distressed situations and asset recovery litigation, often involving challenges to complex corporate transactions. Natalie is certified by the American Board of Certification accredited by the American Bar Association in Business Bankruptcy, and is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy.
Natalie's role in creditor committee representations includes the chapter 11 cases of Imerys Talc America, Bestwall (an affiliate of Georgia Pacific), Specialty Products (Bondex), NutraQuest, Nutri-System, Leslie Controls, United Gilsonite Laboratories and Combustion Engineering. In each of these cases, she pursued litigation which significantly enhanced the recovery to creditors. She also served as co-counsel and conflicts counsel for the E-side Committee in Energy Future Holdings Corp., one of the ten largest cases to file for reorganization. Her lead role in company side restructurings includes a large regional real estate developer and the jointly-administered O.W. Bunker USA and O.W. Bunker, N.A. cases, which were awarded the International Restructuring Deal of the Year (Over $500MM to $1B) and Energy Deal of the Year (Over $500MM to $1B) in 2017 by M&A Advisor, a premier network of M&A, Turnaround and Finance professionals. Natalie presently serves as co-counsel to the debtor in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of Loot Crate pending in Delaware.
Natalie is consistently ranked in the field of Bankruptcy/Restructuring in Chambers USA, and has been described by commentators as a lawyer who is "very smart, knows the law inside and out, has superb strategic sense, and is great on her feet... She works extremely hard and is a great tactician with a very deft touch in court.” She has been recognized by LawDragon.com as among its 2020 "500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyers." In 2017, she was named among Turnaround & Workouts’ “Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers of 2017” and “Best of the Bar: Philadelphia’s Top Leaders” by the Philadelphia Business Journal.
Natalie serves on the boards of The Riddle HeathCare Foundation of the Main Line Health System and the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project. Natalie also serves as a member of the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics of the University of Delaware Advisory Board. Previously, she served on the board of Delaware County Habitat for Humanity from 1995 to 2000, and as the Chair of Delaware Valley Habitat for Humanity from 1999 to 2003.