Kelsey Burgess

Associate, Miami

Biography

Overview

Kelsey is an associate in White & Case's Financial Restructuring and Insolvency practice. She advises debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, and other interested parties with respect to chapter 11 bankruptcies, out-of-court workouts, and related transactions.

As a law student, Kelsey served as Executive Forum Editor of the Florida Law Review, and participated in the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division internship program, where she served as a judicial intern for federal District Judge Virginia Covington, Magistrate Judge Mark Pizzo, and Bankruptcy Judge Caryl Delano.

Bars and Courts
Florida State Bar
Education
JD
University of Florida Levin College of Law
BS
Legal Studies
University of Central Florida
Languages
English

Experience

Acosta, Inc.
Representation of an ad hoc group of crossover lenders and bondholders in the prepackaged chapter 11 restructuring of Acosta, Inc., a leading sales and marketing company.

Puerto Rico
Representation of UBS Puerto Rico Funds in the restructuring of the Employees Retirement System of the Government of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico under title III of PROMESA.

Sempra Energy
Representation of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company, in its $9.45 billion all-cash acquisition of Energy Future Holdings Corp., which indirectly owns 80% of Oncor Electric Delivery Company, LLC, an operator of the largest electric transmission and distribution system in Texas. The transaction, which created the largest utility holding company in the US, valued Oncor at $18.8 billion. This transaction was named "M&A Deal of the Year" by The Deal in 2018.

Awards and Recognition

Book Awards in Civil Procedure and Trial Practice

Frank E. Maloney Outstanding Candidate Award, Florida Law Review