Ligee Gu is an associate at Halperin Battaglia Benzija, LLP, where her primary practice is commercial bankruptcy and litigation. She has represented debtors, committees of unsecured creditors, individual creditors, estate representatives, and liquidation trustees. Ligee has experience in commercial litigation matters, including cases involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud. In addition, she has worked on insurance coverage litigation and collection actions.
While attending law school, Ligee interned at the Office of the Attorney General of Massachusetts in the Consumer Protection Division. In addition, Ligee was a judicial intern at the Suffolk County Superior Court in Boston, Massachusetts and at the Kings County Supreme Court for the Honorable Michelle Weston in Brooklyn, New York.
Ligee received her B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, & Law and History, with a minor in Economics at Binghamton University in 2007 and her J.D. from New England LawBoston in 2010. She is admitted to practice in the State of New York, including the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern District of New York. Ligee was named to the Rising Stars list in the 2014 and 2015 Super Lawyers Metro Edition.
Ligee was elected to the Board of the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY), where she serves as the Recording Secretary, and is the Co-Chair of AABANY’s Commercial Bankruptcy & Restructuring Committee, which she co-founded in 2013.