• 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 and investors with respect to a wide variety of issues affecting distressed entities, including covenant restrictions in credit agreements and indentures, intercreditor disputes, collateral issues, and in related litigation. Mr. Glazer counsels secured and unsecured creditors and equity holders both prior to and following the filing of a bankruptcy case, in out-of-court workouts, exchange transactions, and in connection with other corporate liability management transactions. 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 PG&E, Windstream, Mallinckrodt, Westinghouse, Frontier, Intelsat, GTT, J. Crew, Caesars, and Lehman Brothers cases. He remains on the cutting edge of issues affecting distressed debt and has been actively involved in new legal developments affecting this area.

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 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 been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America every year since 2017 for his work in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, as well as Litigation - Bankruptcy. He also has been named a “Southern California Super Lawyer” every year since 2020; previously he was named a "Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star" every year between 2013 and 2019, 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 from 2015 - 2018.

Mr. Glazer frequently speaks to 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 resident in our Los Angeles office.

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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