Biography

Brian Guiney is Counsel in the firm's Business Reorganization and Creditors' Rights department. He has advised and represented debtors and creditors with respect to all aspects of financial distress across a wide array of sectors, including health care and hospitals, automotive, manufacturing, real estate, finance, and banking. Mr. Guiney has significant experience in proceedings under the Bankruptcy Code and has represented official committees, financial institutions, indenture trustees, trade creditors, and landlords in connection with Chapter 7 liquidations, Chapter 11 reorganizations, and ancillary proceedings under Chapter 15. Mr. Guiney also advises clients regarding other insolvency matters including bank seizures, broker-dealer failures, state receiverships, workouts and out of court restructurings.

Representative Matters

Representing Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of multi-state real estate developer with liabilities in excess of a billion dollars.

Representing one of the nation’s largest pharmaceutical, consumer health, and medical device manufacturers as a significant creditor in various bankruptcy proceedings nationwide.

Representing large foreign investor in connection with a proceeding commenced against a failed broker-dealer under the Securities Investor Protection Act.

Representing indenture trustee for more than a billion dollars of senior subordinated debt of a bank holding company in chapter 11 following the FDIC’s seizure of its failed bank.

Representing large institutional investor in litigation regarding the payment obligations of a distressed structured investment vehicle.

Representing a commercial landlord in connection with sale of tenant’s hospital pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.

Representing indenture trustee of approximately $400 million in senior notes issued by an automotive parts manufacturer in Chapter 11.

Representing one of the nation’s largest cable and telecommunications companies in all aspects of its Chapter 11 reorganization.

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • New York
  • Massachusetts