As a partner in Akin Gump's financial restructuring group, Naomi’s practice focuses on cross-border restructurings, insolvencies and workouts as well as finance and alternative credit transactions and distressed investing, most recently in China, Hong Kong, Australia, India, Indonesia, Korea, London, Japan, Singapore, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands. Having practised in Australia, London and Asia, Naomi has been involved in a number of complex and high-profile restructurings with a particular focus on schemes of arrangement, including representing creditor groups of Noble Group Limited, PT Bumi Resources Tbk and Winsway Enterprises Holdings Limited.
Naomi was recognized in “Banking, Finance and Transactional Law” (2018) and “Women in Business Law, Insolvency and Restructuring” (2017) by Euromoney’s Expert Guides. She was also named “Best in Insolvency and Restructuring” (2016), and has been frequently shortlisted in the same category by Euromoney’s Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards. In 2013 – 2019, she has been listed as a leading lawyer in various leading publications including Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific, Legal 500 Asia Pacific, IFLR 1000, Who’s Who Legal, and Global Restructuring Review.
LL.B. (Hons), University of Technology Sydney, 1999; B.A., University of New South Wales, 1995.