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Chérie Schaible of Ankura Consulting Group for ABI’s “40 Under 40”

Alexandria, Va. ABI announces that Chérie Schaible of Ankura Consulting Group (New York) has been selected for ABI’s “40 Under 40,” recognizing 40 of the top insolvency industry professionals under the age of 40. This year’s awardees will be formally recognized at ABI’s 2018 Winter Leadership Conference, taking place Dec. 6-8 at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Schaible is the general counsel at Ankura, where she is responsible for all legal, compliance, corporate-governance and regulatory affairs. She has more than 15 years of experience advising and representing clients on corporate-governance matters, complex corporate transactions, restructurings, financings, and regulatory and compliance matters. Her wide range of clients has included corporations, financial institutions, institutional investors, insurance companies, and private-equity and hedge funds.

Schaible was previously associate general counsel and managing director at AIG Investments, where she managed a team of attorneys responsible for supporting a full range of investment transactions, including fixed-income securities, loans, equity investments and life settlements. She was directly responsible for advising clients managing more than $5 billion on restructurings, high-yield transactions and residential mortgage lending, and she supported the firm’s compliance department on various matters and worked with the regulatory team on processes to facilitate Federal Reserve regulations, including corporate governance, policies, procedures and legal-entity reporting. She also advised on the impact and implementation of processes and procedures to comply with the Volcker Rule of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

Schaible received her undergraduate and law degrees from Bond University in Australia and her LL.M. in corporate law from New York University School of Law.

“The 2018 ABI ‘40 Under 40’ Class is already advancing the bankruptcy profession forward,” said ABI Executive Director Samuel J. Gerdano. “Each of these remarkable young men and women are attaining achievements not just in their professional careers, but also as leaders in their communities.”

The “40 Under 40” winners are distinguished by professional achievements and service and were selected by a group of experienced professionals from ABI’s current leadership. Nominations were submitted via the initiative’s website, through which professionals nominated themselves or a colleague. Membership in ABI was not required, and more than 200 candidates were evaluated. Those selected were chosen from both large and small firms from every region of the country, and represent diverse practice areas such as law, finance, accounting, consulting, academia, government and more.

Click here to view the full list of the 2018 “40 Under 40” honorees.


ABI is the largest multi-disciplinary, nonpartisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes nearly 11,000 attorneys, accountants, bankers, judges, professors, lenders, turnaround specialists and other bankruptcy professionals, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information. For additional information on ABI, visit For additional conference information, visit

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