Alexandra Shipley Associate

Alex focuses her practice in the areas of insolvency and restructuring, in which she represents a wide range of clients in all stages of bankruptcy, restructuring, and workout matters. She represents leading financial institutions, as well as global health care and energy companies, as administrative agents and major lenders to companies experiencing financial distress. She routines handles syndicated credit facilities and credit agreements as well as a variety of bank lending and general restructuring matters, including acquisition financing.

Alex develops growing business relationships with clients by providing resourceful solutions and practical advice on complex restructuring issues. Alex also serves as a restructuring and insolvency resource for the firm’s Cannabis, Hemp & CBD team.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Alex practiced with the Tulsa office of an Oklahoma law firm where she gained experience in various areas of civil litigation and bankruptcy.

  • The University of Oklahoma College of Law, JD, with Highest Honors, Order of the Coif, Assistant Managing Editor, Oklahoma Law Review, 2015
  • Indiana University, BS, Ballet with a minor in Spanish, with High Distinction, 2011

Board Member, Chicago chapter of International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)

  • Illinois
  • Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2023

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