Chuck Gibbs focuses his practice on insolvency and restructuring. For nearly 40 years, he has been representing public and private companies in the oil and gas exploration, midstream pipeline, oilfield services, retail and real estate industries in challenging and complex financial restructurings.
Chuck is frequently engaged in multijurisdictional and cross-border matters for debtors, secured creditors, official and ad hoc creditors‘ committees, equity committees and asset buyers. He partners with non-money center secured lenders, particularly in the real estate space, leveraging his deep experience in handling hundreds of real estate loan workouts on behalf of lenders, both in and out of court.
Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy, 2006 to 2020, Lawyer of the Year (2019)
Chambers USA, Leading Individual, 2004 to 2020
The International Who’s Who of Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers, 2008 to 2020
The Legal 500 United States, Leading Individual, 2016
Super Lawyers Texas, 2005 to 2020
Dallas Opera Company, Board of Trustees, 2010 to 2016
Knox College, Board of Trustees, 2008 to 2015
Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church, elder, 2008 to 2014
Education Southern Methodist University JD, 1978
Southern Methodist University, MBA, 1978
Duke University, BA, 1974
Courts/Agencies US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
US District Court for the Northern District of Texas
US Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas
US Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern District of Texas
US Bankruptcy Courts for Eastern District of Texas
US Bankruptcy Courts for the Western District of Texas
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