• Amherst College (B.A., magna cum laude, 1988)
  • University of California School of Law, Los Angeles (J.D. 1993).

Bar and Court Admissions

  • California, 1994

Gail S. Greenwood

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San Francisco
Tel: 415.263.7000

Ms. Greenwood specializes in bankruptcy-related litigation.  She has over eighteen years' experience in civil litigation and bankruptcy, including representation of chapter 11 trustees, debtors, creditors, and creditors' committees in significant business bankruptcies. Ms. Greenwood has won summary judgments in the prosecution of multimillion-dollar breach-of-fiduciary-duty claims and defense of multimillion-dollar preference and fraudulent transfer claims. She has also successfully prosecuted state-court fraud and alter-ego claims against a series of ever-changing private entities.

Ms. Greenwood is a magna cum laude graduate of Amherst College and received her J.D. from UCLA School of Law, where she was editor of the Environmental Law Journal. She was listed by Lawdragon as one of the 2023 and 2022 "500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers," and has been listed since 2019 in Best Lawyers in America for her work in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law. She is admitted to practice in California and is resident in our San Francisco office.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Bar Association of San Francisco Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Committee (2008-)
  • Member, International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) (Membership Chair, 2019; Events co-chair, 2018; Secretary, 2016-17)

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