Overview

Melissa Koss is a restructuring partner in Kirkland's Chicago office.

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Recognition

Assistant Professor — "Realizing Value in Corporate Restructurings: Distressed Investing, Distressed Lending, and Private Equity," Wake Forest University School of Law, Spring 2012

Assistant Professor — "Distressed Investing, Lending and Private Equity," Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Fall 2010, Fall 2011 and Fall 2012

Recipient, Kirkland & Ellis LLP Pro Bono Service Award, 2011 and 2012

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2011, New York
  • 2015, California
  • Illinois, Pending

Court Experience

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

Education

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of LawJ.D.cum laude2010

    Order of the Coif

    Cardozo Law Review

  • University of Wisconsin-MadisonB.A., Political Science2005