Kelley A. Cornish - Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Kelley A. Cornish

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

Kelley Cornish is a partner in the Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization Department and a member of the firm's Management Committee. Kelley represents the full range of participants in bankruptcy cases and corporate restructurings – debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, official and unofficial committees, and acquirors of distressed assets. She also has substantial experience in complex commercial litigation, including bankruptcy-related litigation involving fraudulent transfers, preferences and equitable subordination.

Additional Information


Kelley has served as debtor's counsel to large public and private companies including:

  • Foresight Energy LP (producer and marketer of thermal coal);
  • Walter Energy, Inc. (producer and exporter of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry);
  • AbitibiBowater Inc. (newsprint, specialty papers and wood products);
  • The Warnaco Group (manufacturer and marketer of apparel, including Speedo/Authentic Fitness and Calvin Klein);
  • The Penn Traffic Company (regional food retailer);
  • London Fog Industries (manufacturer and marketer of apparel); and
  • Progressive Moulded Products and American Remanufacturers, Inc. (auto parts manufacturer and remanufacturer, respectively).
Pennsylvania State UniversityBA 1980Northwestern University Law SchoolJ.D. 1983

Office Location

1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
United States

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy