Barbra Parlin is an attorney in Holland & Knight's New York office and a member of the firm's Litigation Section. Ms. Parlin’s practice focuses on advising parties involved in complex commercial insolvency and restructuring proceedings, as well as related litigation and transactional matters. She represents both U.S.-based and foreign companies, court appointed liquidators, indenture trustees, secured and unsecured lenders, asset buyers, landlords, licensors, parties to prepetition contracts and leases and litigants in adversary proceedings in connection with both domestic and cross-border insolvency cases and out of court restructurings and wind-down proceedings. In addition, Ms. Parlin advises clients on the business aspects of bankruptcy and workouts, providing counsel with respect to pre-bankruptcy planning, transaction review, claims, distressed asset sales, and lending and investment strategies. Her experience crosses a broad array of industries, including corporate and structured finance, securities, manufacturing, transportation, construction, real estate, higher education, energy, technology, telecommunications, retail, healthcare, resort and hospitality, leasing, professional firms, maritime and aviation. She appears on behalf of clients in matters pending in bankruptcy courts around the country, as well as in other state and federal courts.
Ms. Parlin also has broad experience in matters concerning corporate governance and fiduciary duties, director and officer liability, derivative actions, securities and common law fraud litigation and investigations, and other commercial litigation. She has advised boards of directors with respect to their fiduciary obligations and has managed a broad range of litigation matters, including bankruptcy and avoidance litigation, securities fraud, shareholder derivative litigation, SEC investigations, merger and acquisition (M&A) litigation, corporate governance actions, construction litigation, directors' and officers' insurance issues, and other general commercial litigation.
Ms. Parlin has served as the Holland & Knight New York office recruiting partner, chair of the New York office diversity committee, and as partner-coordinator of the New York office Women's Initiative. She currently is a member of the New York office operations committee.
Ms. Parlin is a member of the advisory board for the New York City annual ABI Conference.
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