Overview


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.

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Results


  • Represented official committee of unsecured creditors of an oil and natural gas exploration and production company*
  • Represented official committee of unsecured creditors of an independent natural gas/crude oil exploration and production company*
  • Represented official committee of unsecured creditors of an IRC Section 1031 Qualified Exchange subsidiary of one of the nation’s largest title insurance companies*
  • Represented joint official Cayman Island liquidators of an integrated security company in its Chapter 15 case and Chapter 11 cases of high profile Texas business entrepreneurs*

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Recognitions


  • 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

Community


  • 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

Credentials


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

Admissions
Texas

Charles R. Gibbs

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