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Leia Clement Shermohammed is an associate in the Corporate, Finance and Investments practice in the firm's Atlanta office. Leia’s practice focuses on financial restructuring, bankruptcy, and other insolvency related matters. 

Credentials

J.D., Emory University School of Law

B.A., Economics, Emory University

Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Law Clerk, The Honorable Mary Grace Diehl, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Law Clerk, The Honorable C. Ray Mullins, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia

American Bankruptcy Institute

Atlanta Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section

Credit Abuse Resistance Education Program, Volunteer Presenter

Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal, Notes and Comments Advisory Committee Member

International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, Programming Chair

Turnaround Management Association NextGen, Atlanta Chapter, Board of Directors

Turnaround Management Association NextGen, National Leadership Conference Committee Member

Eleventh Circuit Distinguished Bankruptcy Law Student


American College of Bankruptcy, 2015

Medal of Excellence


American Bankruptcy Institute, 2015

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Recognition

Eleventh Circuit Distinguished Bankruptcy Law Student


American College of Bankruptcy, 2015

Medal of Excellence


American Bankruptcy Institute, 2015

Matters

Served as Debtors' counsel to Ignite Restaurants Inc., a public company, and its subsidiaries, in their Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the Southern District of Texas.

Advised White Oak HealthCare Finance, LLC, in its being repaid in full in connection with a $57.7 million debtor-in-possession revolving loan provided to LifeCare Holdings LLC and certain of its affiliates.

Representing The Krystal Company and its affiliates as Debtors' counsel in their Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the Northern District of Georgia.

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Served as Debtors' counsel to Ignite Restaurants Inc., a public company, and its subsidiaries, in their Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the Southern District of Texas.

Advised White Oak HealthCare Finance, LLC, in its being repaid in full in connection with a $57.7 million debtor-in-possession revolving loan provided to LifeCare Holdings LLC and certain of its affiliates.

Representing The Krystal Company and its affiliates as Debtors' counsel in their Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the Northern District of Georgia.

Represented Lone Star Funds in its capacity as sponsor and bondholder in the prepackaged chapter 11 cases of Southeastern Grocers, LLC, one of the largest supermarket companies in the United States.

Served as Debtors' counsel to Jack Cooper Ventures, Inc., and its affiliates, in their Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the Northern District of Georgia.

Matters

Served as Debtors' counsel to Ignite Restaurants Inc., a public company, and its subsidiaries, in their Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the Southern District of Texas.

Advised White Oak HealthCare Finance, LLC, in its being repaid in full in connection with a $57.7 million debtor-in-possession revolving loan provided to LifeCare Holdings LLC and certain of its affiliates.

Representing The Krystal Company and its affiliates as Debtors' counsel in their Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the Northern District of Georgia.

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Matters

Served as Debtors' counsel to Ignite Restaurants Inc., a public company, and its subsidiaries, in their Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the Southern District of Texas.

Advised White Oak HealthCare Finance, LLC, in its being repaid in full in connection with a $57.7 million debtor-in-possession revolving loan provided to LifeCare Holdings LLC and certain of its affiliates.

Representing The Krystal Company and its affiliates as Debtors' counsel in their Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the Northern District of Georgia.

Represented Lone Star Funds in its capacity as sponsor and bondholder in the prepackaged chapter 11 cases of Southeastern Grocers, LLC, one of the largest supermarket companies in the United States.

Served as Debtors' counsel to Jack Cooper Ventures, Inc., and its affiliates, in their Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the Northern District of Georgia.

Credentials

J.D., Emory University School of Law

B.A., Economics, Emory University

Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Law Clerk, The Honorable Mary Grace Diehl, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Law Clerk, The Honorable C. Ray Mullins, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia

American Bankruptcy Institute

Atlanta Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section

Credit Abuse Resistance Education Program, Volunteer Presenter

Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal, Notes and Comments Advisory Committee Member

International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, Programming Chair

Turnaround Management Association NextGen, Atlanta Chapter, Board of Directors

Turnaround Management Association NextGen, National Leadership Conference Committee Member

Eleventh Circuit Distinguished Bankruptcy Law Student


American College of Bankruptcy, 2015

Medal of Excellence


American Bankruptcy Institute, 2015

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Recognition

Eleventh Circuit Distinguished Bankruptcy Law Student


American College of Bankruptcy, 2015

Medal of Excellence


American Bankruptcy Institute, 2015