NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 05, 2016) - AlixPartners, the global business advisory firm, is pleased to announce that Kathy Koorenny, a Managing Director and the firm's General Counsel, has been selected by Inside Counsel as a "Visionary Leader" in the litigation practice area at its 7th annual Transformative Leadership Awards. Koorenny was honored at Inside Counsel's Transformative Leadership Awards Dinner on September 21 in Washington, DC.
Recipients of Inside Counsel's Transformative Leadership Awards are selected for their distinguished careers and for making an impact on the advancement of women in the legal profession.
Simon Freakley, Chief Executive Officer of AlixPartners, said: "This is wonderful recognition for Kathy, who has done a remarkable job of shaping our firm's legal department and helping to ensure our risk management is world-class. Kathy embodies our firm's core values and this is well-deserved praise for her leadership, values, and commitment to the profession."
Kathy has 25 years of experience as an attorney, working on mergers and integrations on both sides of Chapter 11. She has handled mass tort and business litigation, legal and business ethics, including in the areas of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), international investigations, and data privacy. Kathy is also deeply involved in AlixPartners' diversity efforts, including serving in a leadership role in our Working Parents Employee Resource Group.
Prior to joining AlixPartners in 2015, Kathy held a leadership role at American Airlines, most recently as associate general counsel in litigation and compliance, where she managed global commercial litigation, corporate compliance, and data privacy. Kathy also was an attorney in the business reorganization practice of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Kathy has a Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California Law Center and a bachelor's degree with honors from Loma Linda University.
Kathy Koorenny said: "I'm thrilled to receive this award from Inside Counsel. The legal team at AlixPartners works very hard to support the consultants of the firm, who deliver exceptional results to our clients. I believe in the work the firm does and hope to serve as a guiding light for future generations of women in the legal profession."
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