Natalie Ramsey is co-chair of the Bankruptcy + Reorganization Practice 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 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 largest cases to file for reorganization. Her lead role in company side restructurings includes 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 is consistently ranked in the field of Bankruptcy/Restructuring in Chambers USA, and has been described by commentators as “very intelligent, diligent and fearless, both in court and in negotiations.” 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. She 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.