Liza Burton

Liza Burton
New York
+1 212 813 8971

Liza Burton is an associate in the New York office of Goodwin Procter LLP and a member of the firm's Financial Restructuring group where she focuses on business reorganizations and financial restructurings.

Liza represents distressed companies, agents, lenders, creditors, and shareholders in all facets of the restructuring and reorganization process including Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganizations and out-of-court debt restructurings.  She represents domestic and global clients in a variety of industries.

Liza has broad industry experience spanning the aerospace, commodities, ecommerce, energy, power, healthcare, hospitality, media, retail, oil and gas, securities, technology, and telecommunications sectors.

She also regularly represents clients in multijurisdictional and cross-border matters.


Liza’s experience includes representing:

  • Robertshaw US Holding Corp. and its US subsidiaries (a global designer and manufacturer of component parts for appliances) in their chapter 11 cases in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas in connection with its Section 363 sale and chapter 11 plan process*
  • Virgin Orbit Holdings, Inc. and its US affiliates in their chapter 11 in connection with a section 363 sale process*
  • Vital Pharmaceuticals, the maker of Bang Energy beverage, and certain of its affiliates in their chapter 11 proceedings in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida in connection with the sale of substantially all of Vital’s assets to an affiliate of Monster Beverage Corporation*
  • Lumileds Holding B.V and its Dutch and US affiliates in their prepackaged chapter 11 cases restructuring more than US$1.7 billion of their funded debt*
  • Mallinckrodt plc and affiliates, as chapter 11 debtors, addressing more than US$5.2 billion offunded debt obligations and billions in potential tort liability (debt-to-equity conversion; channeling injunction)*
  • Secured lenders in confidential work-out situations

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin

Areas of Practice




Columbia University


University of Pennsylvania



  • New York