Sherri L. ToubPartner
She draws upon her background in law, finance, and journalism to advise management teams and boards of directors on multi-stakeholder communications around complex business and financial issues, including restructurings.
Sherri draws upon her background in law, finance, and journalism to advise management teams and boards of directors on communications strategies in a wide range of financial and special situations across a variety of industries. Among other areas, Sherri provides strategic counsel in Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy; Mergers & Acquisitions; Litigation Support; Crisis & Issues Management; and Specialized Investor Relations.
With 15 years of experience in the bankruptcy and restructuring arena, Sherri brings a nuanced understanding of this complex landscape to her advising of both public and private companies facing capital structure, liquidity, financial disclosure, and other mission critical communications issues.
Prior to joining Kekst CNC, Sherri was a Managing Director at Finsbury, where she oversaw a number of complex and high-profile restructuring assignments. Before her career in strategic communications, she was a Bloomberg News legal columnist, reporting on Chapter 11 case developments, trends, and court decisions affecting the restructuring landscape and financial markets. She was previously at William Blair & Company, working with distressed as well as healthy companies on sale and refinancing transactions. Sherri began her career as a lawyer at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, spending almost eight years in the firm’s business finance & restructuring group advising on an extensive range of restructuring, M&A, and financing engagements. She represented debtors, creditors, lenders, and acquirers of assets in Chapter 11 cases and out-of-court restructurings, handing transactional work as well as litigation.
Sherri holds a B.A. in English from the University of Michigan and a J.D. degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she was a supervising editor of the Cardozo Law Review. She is a member of the bar in New York.
Recent and Notable Relevant Experience
Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency
- Has provided strategic communications counsel and execution support in preparation for and in connection with numerous Chapter 11 cases as well as out-of-court restructurings, leading client teams and working hand-in-hand with company legal and financial advisors on all aspects of multi-stakeholder communications to achieve successful outcomes.
- Recent work across various industries includes advising iHeartMedia and Appvion in connection with their Chapter 11 cases.