Greg’s practice focuses on bankruptcy, reorganization and structured financial transactions.
For over thirty years, Greg’s practice has focused primarily on bankruptcy, reorganizations, and structured financial transactions. During the course of his career, Greg has represented debtors, unsecured creditor committees, secured lenders, unsecured creditors, purchasers of assets and parties to leases and executory contracts. While Greg’s practice is “industry agnostic,” the practice has emphasized the Firm’s core industry groups especially financial services, retail and consumer products. Greg also frequently addresses bankruptcy risks through the structuring of transactions out of bankruptcy, including asset sales, loan transactions and securitized transactions.
In addition to his bankruptcy practice, Greg advises clients on many aspects of consumer protection law compliance and litigation on behalf of financial services companies. With the advance of technology resulting in new methods of payment and new business platforms, Greg’s practice has evolved to emphasize issues relating to payments. As technology continues to alter the means of conducting business with consumers, Greg provides guidance to financial institutions as they navigate the legal issues relating to the developing payment options.
Greg shares his experience and knowledge of bankruptcy issues as a frequent author of articles and speaker at seminars and conferences. Greg is admitted to practice before the US Supreme Court, the US Courts of Appeal for the Second, Fifth, Seventh, and Eleventh Circuits, the US District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas, the District of Delaware, and the Texas and Delaware Supreme Courts. Greg has also represented parties pro hac vice in bankruptcy courts throughout the United States.
Relevant Bankruptcy Experience
Represented specialty retail company in its prepackaged Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the Eastern District of Virginia
Represented engineering procurement and construction company in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the Southern District of Texas.
Represented fin-tech company in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the Northern District of Texas.
Represented chain of skilled nursing facilities and senior care centers in out-of-court restructuring.
Represent national bank that issues private label and cobranded credit cards in restructurings and bankruptcies of retail companies.
Represent national bank in the bankruptcy cases of several energy exploration and production companies.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Gregory G. Hesse