Rebecca Chaikin is a restructuring partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.  Rebecca's practice focuses on all aspects of corporate restructuring, bankruptcy, and financial distress.

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Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2021–2022

Memberships & Affiliations

International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation

Treasurer, Junior Board, Foundation for Education in Honduras

NYU School of Law Strategic Planning Committee, 2015–2016


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2015New York


  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • New York University School of LawJ.D.2014

    Executive Editor, New York University Law Review

  • Brandeis UniversityB.A., Politicsmagna cum laude2007