Stacy Dasaro is an associate in Goodwin’s Financial Restructuring practice. Ms. Dasaro represents debtors and creditors in both in-court and out-of-court restructurings across a variety of industries, including retail, pharmaceuticals, energy and manufacturing.
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Ms. Dasaro’s experience includes:

  • Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Restructuring Proceedings: Representation of certain financial institutions in connection with litigation of claims related to bond issuances.
  • Il Mulino Restaurants: Representation of senior secured lender, Benefit Street Partners, in chapter 11 proceedings.
  • Retail & Real Estate: Representation of institutional landlord in the Ascena, Regus Holdings, GNC, J. Crew, J.C Penney, and Tailored Brands bankruptcy cases.
  • Proteus Digital Health: Representation of debtor in chapter 11 proceedings.
  • Purdue Pharma: Representation of Teva Pharmaceuticals in chapter 11 proceedings.
  • Private Equity: Representation of private equity sponsor in out-of-court restructuring.
  • Unsecured creditors: Representation of mutual funds, bondholders and contract counterparties in the assertion and defense of claims in complex chapter 11 proceedings, including PG&E, Hertz, and McClatchy.
  • SunEdison, Inc.: Representation of defendant in fraudulent transfer litigation.
  • Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC: Representation of the trustee overseeing the liquidation under the Securities Investor Protection Act, pursuing fraudulent conveyance claims against domestic and foreign investors and feeder funds. Notable matters include appellate proceedings regarding the securities safe harbor of section 546(e) of the Bankruptcy Code and the extraterritorial application of the Bankruptcy Code; trial related to calculation of investor claims; and extensive discovery concerning the scope of Madoff’s Ponzi scheme including the deposition of Bernard L. Madoff.*
  • Gawker Media LLC: Representation of the debtor in the chapter 11 proceeding.*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Dasaro was an associate in Baker Hostetler’s New York office. She previously served as a law clerk to Judge Sean H. Lane of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. During law school, she served as a legal intern for Chief Judge Carla E. Craig of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York. Prior to and during law school, Ms. Dasaro held a position at a Big Four accounting firm, focusing on internal finance and auditor compliance matters.


Ms. Masaro has been selected for inclusion in The Legal 500 U.S. 2022. In 2018, Ms. Dasaro was selected to participate in the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges’ NextGeneration Program.

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J.D., 2013
New York Law School
(cum laude)
B.S., 2005
Cornell University


2013-2014 U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, Honorable Sean H. Lane



New York


U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
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