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Education

  • University of Arizona (B.A., magna cum laude, 2001)
  • University of Southern California Law School (J.D. 2006)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • 2006, California

Gabriel I. Glazer

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Los Angeles
Tel: 310.277.6910

Mr. Glazer regularly advises hedge funds, bondholders, and other creditors with respect to a wide variety of issues affecting secured and unsecured investors in distressed debt, including covenant restrictions in credit agreements and indentures, intercreditor disputes, collateral issues, and in related litigation. Mr. Glazer counsels creditors both prior to and following the filing of a bankruptcy case, and in out-of-court workouts. He also represents various other parties in chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, including operating debtors, creditor and equity committees, and asset purchasers. Mr. Glazer has guided clients through some of the largest and most complex bankruptcy cases in the country, including the Caesars and Lehman Brothers cases. He remains on the cutting edge of distressed debt and has been actively involved in new legal developments affecting this area in real time.

Mr. Glazer received his J.D. from the University of Southern California Law School, where he served on the Southern California Law Review and graduated in the top 10% of his class. He received his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Arizona. In 2017, he was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America and was a recipient of the M&A Advisor's 8th Annual Emerging Leaders Award, which recognizes the achievements of young turnaround and financing professionals who have reached a significant level of success and have made a notable contribution to their industry and community. He has also been named a "Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star" since 2013 and was included on a select list of 100 lawyers receiving the highest point totals in the Southern California Rising Stars nomination, research and blue ribbon review process in both 2015 and 2016.

Mr. Glazer frequently speaks to and educates the legal and investment communities about issues and developments relevant to corporate bankruptcy and distressed investments. In addition to speaking regularly to investment funds, Mr. Glazer has spoken on multiple occasions at events sponsored by the State Bar of California and the Financial Lawyers Conference.  Mr. Glazer served previously as Chair of the Commercial Transactions Committee of the State Bar of California Business Law Section and was the principal author of a Statement of Position that facilitated the adoption of the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act (which amended the former Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act) in California. He is admitted to practice in California and is a resident in our Los Angeles office.

Representations

Chapter 11 debtor counsel: Rising Sun Enterprises; Meruelo Maddux Properties

Creditors' committee counsel: Ownit Mortgage Solutions; Mi Pueblo San Jose

Trust counsel: Ownit Liquidating Trust (established in chapter 11 case of Ownit Mortgage Solutions); Thorpe Insulation; J.T. Thorpe; Western Asbestos Company (asbestos-related settlement trusts in chapter 11 cases)

Examiner counsel: Extended Stay Hotels

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Financial Lawyers Conference Board of Governors (2014-2017)
  • Chair, Commercial Transactions Committee of the State Bar of California Business Law Section (2013-2014)
  • Member, International Insolvency Institute

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