Marisa A. Terranova Fissel

Associate

Marisa Terranova Fissel focuses her practice on transactional matters relating to substantive consolidation. Marisa renders advise and legal opinions in connection with structured finance transactions. Marisa also has experience representing debtors, secured creditors, and other parties in interest in chapter 11 cases and chapter 7 cases.

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  • Non-consolidation opinion counsel for multiple transactions involving government sponsored entities
  • Non-consolidation opinion counsel for multiple transactions involving leading private equity commercial real estate firm 
  • Counsel to debtor, Outer Harbor Terminal, LLC, Case No. 16-10283 (LSS) 
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Marisa Terranova Fissel focuses her practice on transactional matters relating to substantive consolidation. Marisa renders advise and legal opinions in connection with structured finance transactions. Marisa also has experience representing debtors, secured creditors, and other parties in interest in chapter 11 cases and chapter 7 cases.

Experience

  • Non-consolidation opinion counsel for multiple transactions involving government sponsored entities
  • Non-consolidation opinion counsel for multiple transactions involving leading private equity commercial real estate firm 
  • Counsel to debtor, Outer Harbor Terminal, LLC, Case No. 16-10283 (LSS) 
  • Counsel to debtors, Corinthian Colleges, Inc., et al., Case No. 15-10952 (KJC)
  • Counsel to debtor, Phoenix Payment Systems, Inc., Case No. 14-11848 (MFW)
  • Non-consolidation opinion counsel in connection with IPO of one of the largest REITs in the country and subsequent transactions involving that REIT and its subsidiaries
  • Co-counsel to debtors, B456 Systems, Inc. (f/k/a A123 Systems, Inc.), et al., Case No. 12-12859 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to debtors, ASHINC Corporation (f/k/a Allied Systems Holdings, Inc.), et al., Case No. 12-11564 (CSS)
  • Counsel to debtors, Food Processing Liquidation Holdings, LLC (f/k/a Chef Solutions Holdings, LLC), et al., Case No. 11-13139 (KG)
  • Co-counsel to Hoop Liquidating Trust (80 adversary proceedings), Hoop Holdings, LLC, et al., Case No. 08-10544 (BLS)

Leadership

  • Delaware Bankruptcy Inn of Court, Assistant Program Chair

Education

  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, Fordham International Law Journal, Notes and Articles Editor, 2008
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Rutgers College, Phi Beta Kappa, 2005

Admitted to Practice

  • New Jersey, 2008
  • Delaware, 2009
  • New York, 2010
  • District of Delaware, 2010

Clerkships

  • The Honorable Kevin Gross, United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware, 2008-2009

Pro Bono Activities

  •  Kids Runway for Research, Corporate Secretary, Management Committee
  • Guardian ad Litem, Office of the Child Advocate
  • Representation of juveniles before the Delaware Family Court and the Federal Immigration Court in a removal action; assistance with Richards, Layton & Finger team in similar representations

Practices

  • Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring

Experience

  • Non-consolidation opinion counsel for multiple transactions involving government sponsored entities
  • Non-consolidation opinion counsel for multiple transactions involving leading private equity commercial real estate firm 
  • Counsel to debtor, Outer Harbor Terminal, LLC, Case No. 16-10283 (LSS) 
  • Counsel to debtors, Corinthian Colleges, Inc., et al., Case No. 15-10952 (KJC)
  • Counsel to debtor, Phoenix Payment Systems, Inc., Case No. 14-11848 (MFW)
  • Non-consolidation opinion counsel in connection with IPO of one of the largest REITs in the country and subsequent transactions involving that REIT and its subsidiaries
  • Co-counsel to debtors, B456 Systems, Inc. (f/k/a A123 Systems, Inc.), et al., Case No. 12-12859 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to debtors, ASHINC Corporation (f/k/a Allied Systems Holdings, Inc.), et al., Case No. 12-11564 (CSS)
  • Counsel to debtors, Food Processing Liquidation Holdings, LLC (f/k/a Chef Solutions Holdings, LLC), et al., Case No. 11-13139 (KG)
  • Co-counsel to Hoop Liquidating Trust (80 adversary proceedings), Hoop Holdings, LLC, et al., Case No. 08-10544 (BLS)

Clerkships

  • The Honorable Kevin Gross, United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware, 2008-2009

Education

  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, Fordham International Law Journal, Notes and Articles Editor, 2008
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Rutgers College, Phi Beta Kappa, 2005

Leadership

  • Delaware Bankruptcy Inn of Court, Assistant Program Chair