Arielle Kane serves as Of Counsel to the firm. Ms. Kane has extensive experience in both bankruptcy and civil litigation, as well as domestic and international arbitration. She has represented numerous sophisticated corporate debtors and creditors in out-of-court and in-court restructurings, with particular emphasis on contested bankruptcy matters, including complex bankruptcy litigations for leaders in the financial services, construction, and retailing industries. Ms. Kane has worked on countless contested matters in bankruptcy court, including contested confirmation battles, contested Rule 9019 settlement motions, claims objections, and numerous contempt proceedings seeking to enforce debtors’ discharge injunction. She has also represented clients in the brewing and beverage operations, pharmaceutical and long-term care services, medical technology, convenience and gasoline retailing, and telecommunications industries in both federal and state courts throughout the United States and in arbitration proceedings.
Ms. Kane has also handled several adversary proceedings for individual debtors on a pro bono basis, discharging nearly $500,000 in student loan debt.
Ms. Kane’s expertise includes management of dozens of matters involving electronic discovery in civil and bankruptcy court, conducting scope negotiations with opposing counsel, and overseeing collection, processing, review, and production of millions of documents over the course of her career.
Ms. Kane started her legal career as an associate in the litigation department of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP (formerly Dewey Ballantine LLP). Ms. Kane later joined the firm’s Business Solutions & Governance Group, focusing on chapter 11 debtor and creditor representations and bankruptcy litigation. As a senior associate, Ms. Kane moved with Dewey’s Business Solutions & Governance Group to Proskauer Rose LLP in 2012, following Dewey’s own chapter 11 filing.
Ms. Kane received her juris doctorate from Boston College, graduating summa cum laude. She was a member of the Order of the Coif, a published author in, and Articles Editor for, the Boston College Law Review, and Co-Chair of the Wendell F. Grimes Moot Court Competition.