WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ankura Consulting Group (Ankura), a business advisory and expert services firm, announced today the appointment of Chérie Schaible as Senior Managing Director and General Counsel. She will join the company's executive leadership team reporting to Ankura's Chief Executive Officer, Roger Carlile. Ms. Schaible will be based out of the Company's offices in New York, NY.
Ms. Schaible joins Ankura with more than 15 years of corporate and legal experience involving corporate transactions, regulatory and compliance issues, bankruptcy and reorganization matters and bank financing transactions. She was most recently Managing Director and Associate General Counsel at AIG Investments, where she led a team of attorneys responsible for supporting a broad array of asset classes including hedge funds, private equity investments, structured finance investment transactions, fixed income securities, loans and life settlements. She was also directly responsible for trading and other compliance policies, training of employees on compliance issues and legal compliance including nationwide information barrier training.
"The addition of Chérie as General Counsel is another important step in the development of Ankura," said Roger Carlile. "Her significant leadership and legal, compliance and risk management skills will help guide our rapidly growing practices, and her demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and strategically with her colleagues and clients will ensure we continue our growth in a manner consistent with our core values."
Kevin Lavin, Co-President of Ankura, added "Chérie's significant professional network will be a tremendous asset to not only our Turnaround & Restructuring practice, but all of our practices."
Prior to AIG Investments, Ms. Schaible was with Shearman & Sterling LLP where she represented domestic and foreign corporations and financial institutions in all aspects of out-of-court restructurings and Chapter 11 proceedings as well as transactions unrelated to restructurings. While at Shearman & Sterling, she was seconded to the Office of the Prosecution for the United Nations International War Crimes Tribunal for Rwanda in Tanzania. She is a member of the Committee on Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization of the New York City Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the American College of Investment Counsel and the Credit Roundtable Legal Subcommittee, and she is actively involved in charitable organizations including the Lighthouse International Film Festival, A House on Beekman and Women in Need.
About Ankura Consulting Group
Ankura Consulting Group is a business advisory and expert services firm. Its deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges clients face enables its team to provide impactful, senior-level counsel. As an independent firm built on five key principles – Integrity, Quality, Diversity, Collaboration and Longevity – Ankura's relationships extend beyond one engagement or issue. The firm empowers its industry experts to provide a high-touch, unique approach for its clients in critical times. Ankura's offering includes a wide range of compliance, corporate investigation, data analytics, disputes/litigation support, expert witness, economic and financial analysis, forensic accounting, geopolitical advisory, mass dispute resolution, risk advisory and management, transaction advisory, trust services, turnaround and restructuring, valuation, visual communications and business advisory services. For more information: www.ankuraconsultinggroup.com.
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