Natalie Ramsey is co-chair of the Bankruptcy + Reorganizations Group and the partner in charge of its Wilmington and Philadelphia offices. She practices in all areas of domestic and international restructurings, crisis management, financings, acquisitions in distressed situations and asset recovery litigation, often involving challenges to complex corporate transactions. Natalie is certified by the American Board of Certification accredited by the American Bar Association in Business Bankruptcy, and is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, where she presently serves as the Third Circuit Regent.
Natalie's role in creditor committee representations includes the Chapter 11 cases of Mallinckrodt, Aldrich Pump/Murray Bolier (affiliates of Trane), DBMP (an affiliate of CertainTeed), Imerys Talc America, Bestwall (an affiliate of Georgia Pacific), Energy Future Holdings, Specialty Products (Bondex), Maremont, NutraQuest and Nutri-System. Her lead role in company side restructurings includes a large regional real estate developer and the jointly-administered O.W. Bunker USA and O.W. Bunker, N.A. cases, which were awarded the International Restructuring Deal of the Year (Over $500MM to $1B) and Energy Deal of the Year (Over $500MM to $1B) in 2017 by M&A Advisor, a premier network of M&A, Turnaround and Finance professionals. Natalie presently serves as co-counsel to the debtor in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of Loot Crate pending in Delaware. Natalie’s representation of asset purchasers includes serving as counsel to the successful asset purchaser in RTW Retailwinds, Inc. sale of e-commerce business, for which Robinson+Cole was awarded the 2021 E-Commerce Restructuring of the Year honor as part of the Global M&A Network’s 13th Annual Turnaround Atlas Awards.
Natalie is ranked as a Star Individual in the field of Bankruptcy/Restructuring in Chambers USA, which describes her as “enjoy[ing] a stellar reputation for her work on sophisticated high-value bankruptcy disputes.” Chambers notes that clients say she is "very smart, knows the law inside and out, has superb strategic sense, and is great on her feet... She works extremely hard and is a great tactician with a very deft touch in court.” Natalie was honored as a "Distinguished Leader" by The Legal Intelligencer as part of the 2023 Pennsylvania Legal Awards and named a "Legend Icon" in the ABF Journal's 2022 Industry Icons issue. In addition, she was recognized by LawDragon.com as part of its "500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyers" for 2023, 2022 and 2020. In 2017, she was named among Turnaround & Workouts’ “Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers of 2017” and in the inaugural class of “Best of the Bar: Philadelphia’s Top Leaders” by the Philadelphia Business Journal.
Natalie serves on the boards of The Riddle HeathCare Foundation of the Main Line Health System and the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project. Natalie also serves as a member of the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics of the University of Delaware Advisory Board. Previously, she served on the board of Delaware County Habitat for Humanity from 1995 to 2000, and as the Chair of Delaware Valley Habitat for Humanity from 1999 to 2003.