G. Larry Engel has a national and international bankruptcy and restructuring practice with various specialties beyond his usual representation of secured and unsecured creditors, committees, and selected debtors in insolvency or distressed situations, as well as foreign representatives or others in chapter 15 cases. After nearly a decade as a partner at Morrison and Foerster, Mr. Engel is now working on select projects as either or both a bankruptcy/restructuring lawyer and distressed-business consultant. He also serves on occasion as an independent director, chief restructuring lawyer, expert witness, bankruptcy examiner, creditor or other committee members or advisor, and in other roles where he can add strategic value.

LOCATION: San Francisco Bay Area, CA

LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN: California, all CA district courts and 9th Circuit, although I work on national and international case pro hac, especially in Delaware and SDNY. International work has often involved the UK, Canada, Cayman, Bermuda, Hong Kong, and others.


PRIOR FIRM(S): Morgan Lewis  |  Morrison & Foerster  |  White & Case

LAW SCHOOL: Northwestern University (Pritzker)

HONORS AND AWARDS: American College of Bankruptcy, International Insolvency Institute, ACCFL, and for decades the usual peer rating groups like Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, MH AV Pre, etc.


Bankruptcy and Restructuring

(Bankruptcy Appeals, Chapter 11 Reorganizations, Creditors' Rights, Insolvency Restructurings, Liquidation and Dissolution Proceedings, Real Estate Restructurings, Workouts)

INDUSTRY: In 43 years of practice I have worked in many industries. I am usually most recognized for IP/tech, real estate, insolvent financial players, insolvent insurers, and failing municipalities.