Gregory M. Gartland is of counsel in Winston & Strawn LLP's Chicago office specializing in restructuring, insolvency, business reorganization, and financial transaction related matters.
Mr. Gartland represents agents, lenders, private equity funds, investors, banks, and other financial institutions in all aspects of insolvency related matters, including out of court work outs, Chapter 7, 11 and 15 bankruptcy cases, judicial and non-judicial disclosures, and mergers and acquisitions of distressed companies and assets.
Mr. Gartland's recent representative matters include:
Representing agent, lenders and plan sponsor in the Chapter 11 cases of GSC Group, Inc.
Representing letter of credit bank, majority bondholder and DIP lender in the Chapter 11 cases of Fairview Ministries, Inc.
Representing major equipment lessor in the Chapter 11 cases of Metaldyne Company LLC
Representing aircraft lessor in the Chapter 11 cases of Mesa Airlines
Representing second lien lender and asset acquirer in the Chapter 11 Victor Oolitic Stone Company
Representing secured lender in the Chapter 7 cases of Comark Acquisition
Representing agent and lenders in the Chapter 11 cases of PTC Alliance
Representing sponsor and lender in the workout and Article 9 foreclosure and subsequent disposition of a medical devices company
Representing agent in the workout and asset disposition of a major spring water producer
Representing agent in the debt restructuring and the lenders’ acquisition of the equity of a graphic display company
Representing lender in the workout of a major Midwest based nursing home operator
Mr. Gartland received a B.A. in Economics, magna cum laude, in 1999 from Siena College. He received a J.D. in 2002 from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was senior editor of the Journal of Labor and Employment Law. He also received an L.L.M. in International Business Law in 2003 from Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He is admitted to practice law in New York and Illinois.
Mr. Gartland’s pro bono practice includes advising non-profit companies and their boards of directors regarding insolvency issues. In addition, he recently successfully represented Landmarks Illinois in the Chapter 11 case of the owner of a significant David Adler designed home for which Landmarks Illinois held a preservation easement.