Brooklyn Law School,
J.D., cum laude, 2002
Turnaround Management Association
Executive Board of Directors
American Bankruptcy Institute
American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Thompson Coburn Hahn & Hessen;
Hahn & Hessen;
Janine represents debtors, creditors' committees, liquidating trustees and secured and unsecured creditors in complex corporate reorganizations, restructurings and liquidations.
Janine has extensive experience representing clients in many different industries, including subprime mortgages, manufacturing, retail, media and entertainment, wholesale/distribution, and specialty chemicals.
Through her representations of the Official Committees of Unsecured Creditors of some of the nation’s largest subprime mortgage bankruptcies, including New Century TRS Holdings, Inc. and ResMAE Mortgage Corp, Janine has developed significant experience both in financial products and complex debt structures. Her bankruptcy litigation experience spans from the defense and prosecution of avoidance actions to complex plan appeal issues.
Janine is a member of the Executive Board of Directors of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), the international nonprofit dedicated to corporate renewal and the turnaround industry. She has previously served as Chair, President and General Counsel of the TMA New York City Chapter.
Janine is active in the recruitment and successful development of attorneys in the Firm's New York office. She has served as Hahn & Hessen's Hiring Partner since 2016.
Vertellus Specialties Inc., a manufacturer of specialty chemicals.
Hancock Fabrics, Inc., one of the largest fabric retailers in the United States.
AWI Delaware, Inc., White Rose and Nell's, mid-Atlantic and New Jersey based supermarket and specialty store distributor and retailer.
Reichhold Holdings US, Inc., manufacturer of unsaturated polyester resins for fabrication of composite products and coatings.
Furniture Brands International, Inc., manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of home furniture and furnishings.
Syms Corp and Filene's Basement, clothing and accessories retailers.
4Kids Entertainment, Inc., full-service children's brand management company.
Loehmann's Holdings, Inc., a leading national retailer that reorganized and emerged from Chapter 11 in less than three months, earning the Turnaround Atlas Award for Corporate Turnaround Deal of the Year in 2011.
Zestra Laboratories Inc., manufacturer of consumer health products.
New Century TRS Holdings, Inc., a residential home mortgage originator, securitizer and servicer, and one of the nation's largest subprime mortgage bankruptcies.
ResMAE Mortgage Corporation, a residential home mortgage originator and securitizer.
Crabtree & Evelyn Ltd., the only retail company to reorganize and emerge from Chapter 11 in 2010.
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