Mr. Garman is the managing shareholder in the Las Vegas office, and a member of the firm's Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy Department. Mr. Garman's practice is concentrated in commercial and corporate bankruptcy and restructuring. He regularly represents debtors, trustees, official committees, secured creditors and other parties in matters involving hospitality, lending, high tech, gaming, airlines and real estate, among others.
Since becoming managing shareholder in 2008, Mr. Garman has led the firm through a period of unprecedented growth and success. Additionally, Mr. Garman has an active legal practice that is focused on assisting companies with financial restructuring and business reorganization. His strong judgment and negotiating skills as well as his "big picture" outlook have earned him recognition from his peers.
Mr. Garman currently represents a prominent regional development company in the restructuring of more than $250,000,000 in long-term debt, as well as the Spanish Trail Golf Club in its ongoing Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding. He also represents more than $150,000,000 in statutory lien holders in the ongoing Fontainebleau bankruptcy cases pending before a Florida Bankruptcy Court, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Nevada Supreme Court. Mr. Garman previously represented Black Gaming LLC in its successful pre-packaged bankruptcy that resulted in the reduction of its long-term debt from $225,000,000 to $67,000,000.
Based upon his experience and expertise, Mr. Garman has lectured on diverse legal issues that range from the intersection of bankruptcy code and landlord-tenant law, to best practices in electronic data discovery. Mr. Garman is also a firm representative to Lawyers Associated Worldwide, an association of independent law firms located in over 100 major commercial centers throughout the world.
BV® Certification Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®
Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization Law and Litigation-Bankruptcy, Las Vegas - 2013 and 2014
Mountain States Super Lawyers®, 2008-2013
Vegas INC: Top Lawyers, 2012
Named "Bankruptcy Practitioner of the Year" by Turnaround Management Association of Nevada (2011)
Nevada Business: Legal Elite, 2009, 2012, 2013
Recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as a Mountain States Super Lawyer (2009 - 2012)
Recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as a Nevada Super Lawyer (2008)
Included in list of "Best Lawyers in America" (2007-14)
State Bar of Nevada, Member
Clark County Bar Association, Member
American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
Turnaround Management Association, Member