Clarissa is dedicated to helping her clients find solutions when it comes to restructuring. She also works with clients through various stages of the litigation process.


Clarissa focuses her practice in bankruptcy litigation, representing unsecured creditor committees, corporate debtors, trustees, and banks.  She has assisted with defending and prosecuting companies and individuals in disputes involving fraudulent transfer, preference, and breach of fiduciary duty, across multiple jurisdictions.

Clarissa also has experience researching and drafting materials addressing other civil litigation issues including, personal injury, land use, employment, and immigration. She is committed to the firm’s pro bono mission and has assisted clients in seeking U visa and refugee status in the United States.

During law school, Clarissa served as a judicial intern for the U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit and for the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii.  As a judicial intern, she drafted court opinions and memoranda on a wide variety of bankruptcy and restructuring and creditors' rights matters, as well as other complex litigation matters.

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Speaking Engagements

“Artificial Intelligence Panel Discussion” American Bankruptcy Institute, August 2023


"In Defense of Third-Party Releases in Chapter 11 Cases: Part I, II and III," American Bankruptcy Institute, 2022

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

American Inns of Court, Arizona Bankruptcy American Inn of Court


  • Arizona, 2020
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, 2020


Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 2020

  • Suffolk University Law Review

University of Arizona, B.A., Political Science and International Relations, 2014

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