PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Gregory O. Lunt

Of Counsel

PROFILE

For more than 20 years, Mr. Lunt has represented clients in a wide-range of business reorganizations, workouts, bankruptcies, and financing transactions. His practice focuses on both in-court and out-of-court financial and business restructurings, acquisitions involving distressed businesses, assignments for the benefit of creditors, secured creditor remedies, the structuring and implementation of complex transactions for both distressed and non-distressed companies, and advising senior management and boards of directors.

Mr. Lunt’s clients have included public and private companies, institutional lenders, private equity funds, unsecured creditors, intellectual property licensors and licensees, and strategic and financial acquirers. He advises clients in a wide range of industries, including technology, telecommunications, transportation, consumer goods, franchising, real estate and finance.

Mr. Lunt is frequently asked to advise senior management and boards of directors as to their fiduciary duties and restructuring options. He has helped structure acquisition, financing and other transactions ranging from a few thousand to billions of dollars.

Before joining the firm, Mr. Lunt was a partner in the insolvency group of Latham & Watkins LLP (Los Angeles, CA). He is member of the California State Bar and is admitted to practice in the state courts of California and the United States District Courts for the Central, Northern and Southern Districts of California. He has been admitted to practice, pro hoc vice, in numerous states outside California.

EDUCATION

Columbia University, J.D., 1994
Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Parker School Certificate with Honors in Foreign and Comparative Law
Note Editor, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law
University of Utah, B.A. cum laude, Mass Communications (honors), 1991
Phi Beta Kappa

RECOGNITIONS & AWARDS

2005-2016 “Super Lawyer” as selected by Los Angeles Magazine and Law & Politics

Mr. Lunt’s expertise in restructuring and bankruptcy matters has been recognized by Chambers & Partners US, Southern California’s Best Lawyers, Turnarounds & Workouts Magazine and the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Los Angeles Chapter

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT

Member, California Bar

REPRESENTATIVE CASES
  • In re Spansion Inc., et al., Case No. 09-10690 (KJC) (Bankr. Del.) (flash memory developer and manufacturer; confirmed reorganization plan) – represented debtor;
  • In re Consolidated Freightways Corporation of Delaware, et al., Case No. RS02-24284(MG) (Bankr. C.D. Cal.) (trucking company; confirmed liquidating plan) – represented debtor;
  • In re NorthPoint Communications Group, Inc., et al., Case No. 01-30127 (Bankr. N.D. Cal.) (high speed internet provider; sale to AT&T) – represented debtor;
  • General Electric Capital Corporation, agent to secured lenders in In re Round Table Pizza, Inc., et al., Case No. 11-41431 (RLE) (Bankr. N.D. Cal.) (consensual plan of reorganization)
  • Marlin Equity in acquiring the CompassLearning business in In re The Readers Digest Association, Inc., et al., Case No. 09-23529 (RDD) (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.);
  • One of the principals in the roll-up of limited and general partnerships, which collectively owned more than 80 shopping centers;
  • Directors’ Guild of America in advising on secured creditor rights and remedies;
  • A large vitamin and supplement manufacturer in its pre-bankruptcy planning.

Greg O. Lunt