Greg Gordon has more than 30 years of experience in business restructurings, distress acquisitions and dispositions, and commercial litigation. He has represented debtors, lenders, creditors' committees, and buyers and sellers in out-of-court and in-court restructurings and has substantial experience with cross-border insolvencies. Greg's restructuring, distress M&A, and litigation experience involves a wide variety of industries, including energy, oil and gas, retail, chemicals, homebuilding, metals and mining, technology, timeshare, textiles, automotive, and health care.
Out-of-court and chapter 11 debtor matters include Arctic Glacier, Blake Offshore, Bondex, Doskocil, Hereford Biofuels, Kaiser Aluminum, Loewen, Pillowtex, RadioShack, and Swift Energy. Creditor representations include the Qimonda creditors' committee and creditors in Empire Land, Kimball Hill, LandSource, Mirant, and Woodside. Cross-border engagements include Arctic Glacier and the Antiguan liquidators for Stanford International Bank. Acquisition and disposition representations include bidders in Crown Village, Flying J, Hussey Copper, NetVersant, Noble, Polaroid, Red Shield, Signature Styles, and Zohar Waterworks and sellers in Hereford Biofuels, Kaiser Aluminum, Loewen, and RadioShack. Litigation includes the defense of Southern in fraudulent transfer litigation in the Mirant chapter 11 case, the defense of Kaiser Aluminum with respect to environmental and tort claims, and the defense of W.R. Grace with respect to patent claims.
Greg has lectured on numerous topics, including independent fiduciaries, mass tort cases, enterprise valuations, retention of professionals, 363 sales, arbitration, director and officer liability, and lender liability. He also has published articles on a multitude of topics, including claims discounting, retention of key employees, and complex restructurings.
Southern Company, Kinder Morgan finalize Southern Natural Gas pipeline strategic venture
Oncor Electric to be sold to NextEra Energy for $18.4 billion
Swift Energy emerges from bankruptcy
Honors & Distinctions
fellow, American College of Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy MVP, Law360 (2015)
Outstanding Restructuring Lawyer, Turnarounds & Workouts (2015)
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
Recognized multiple years in Texas Super Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America, and Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine
American College of Bankruptcy.