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Matthew T. Gensburg

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Chicago, IL, USA

Matthew T. Gensburg
Business Reorganization & Bankruptcy

Matthew T. Gensburg focuses his practice on financial services. He is an experienced commercial litigator representing secured and unsecured lenders, landlords, creditors' committees and debtors in all phases of corporate reorganizations, debt restructuring, and the purchase and sale of assets. Matt is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and a past instructor at the American Bankers Association's National Commercial Lending School and Commercial Lending Graduate School. He is a frequent lecturer, instructing loan officers and attorneys on the Bankruptcy and Uniform Commercial Codes.

Areas of Concentration

  • Commercial litigation
  • Commercial loan workouts
  • Restructuring troubled businesses
  • Asset sales and acquisitions

Significant Representations

  • Representation of the Official Committee of Equipment Lessors with claims totaling $123 million in the reorganization of a Chapter 11 debtor.
  • Representation of Chapter 7 trustee in the liquidation of a regional airline.
  • Representation of various general and limited partnerships in restructuring of mortgage-based credit facilities involving commercial, industrial and residential developments.
  • Representation of numerous secured lenders in single asset real estate cases.
  • Representation of numerous secured lenders in Chapter 11 reorganizations and liquidations of various carriers, contractors, manufacturers and health care providers.
Awards and Recognition
  • Selected by Super Lawyers magazine, 2005 - 2010
  • Ranked AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5*
*AV® Preeminent ™ and BV® Distinguished™ are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

  • Clerk, U.S. District Judge B. Avant Edenfield, Southern District of Georgia, 1983 - 1984
  • J.D., Emory University School of Law, 1983
  • B.B.A., University of Michigan, 1980
Admitted to Practice
  • Illinois

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