Ingrid Bagby's practice is concentrated in the areas of bankruptcy, international restructuring, and commercial litigation. She represents creditors and debtors in chapter 11 proceedings and out-of-court restructurings, as well as bankruptcy-related litigations in both state and federal courts.
Ingrid has represented official creditors' committees, ad hoc committees and lender groups in chapter 11 cases across the country, including the official creditors' committees in the chapter 11 cases of Truvo USA, LLC; Mirant Americas Generation, LLC; and Heartland Automotive Holdings, Inc. Ingrid represented The Royal Bank of Scotland in litigation relating to the chapter 11 cases of Tribune and Marco Polo Sea Trade, B.V. She also represented certain lenders in the ION Media, Tronox Incorporated, and Fabrikant chapter 11 cases, as well as the restructuring of Residential Capital Funding and GMAC debt.
Ingrid has extensive experience in international insolvency matters, counseling both creditors and debtors on complex, cross-border restructurings and in proceedings under chapter 15 and section 304 of the Bankruptcy Code. Currently, she represents the Bermuda provisional liquidators of Lehman Re Ltd. in their chapter 15 bankruptcy case relating to a Berfmuda liquidation. Prior chapter 15 and section 304 cases in which Ingrid has been involved include Cablevisión S.A., Jazztel plc, DAP Holdings, New World Network International, the KWELM group of companies, MMG LLC, Texon International Limited, Hopewell International Insurance, and North Atlantic Insurance Co. She also represented the United Kingdom administrators of RSL Communications Plc in their breach of fiduciary duty litigation against the company's former directors. Ingrid was a participant in UNCITRAL's working group on proposed additions to the Model Insolvency Law.
Ingrid is recognized in the 2nd edition of Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law. She was named an Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer by Turnarounds & Workouts and has received the Burton Award for Legal Achievement, which recognizes exceptional legal writing. Ingrid is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and INSOL International, and she is a member of the advisory committee on executory contracts and leases for the American Bankruptcy Institute's Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11. She also contributes to Cadwalader's Restructuring Review blog, www.restructuringreview.com.
Prior to joining Cadwalader, Ingrid served as a judicial law clerk for The Honorable Conrad B. Duberstein, Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of New York. She received her undergraduate degree, with honors, from Georgia State University and her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, where she was an editor of the Journal of Law and Policy. She is admitted to practice in the State of New York, before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.