WASHINGTON, DC (February 2, 2024) – Venable LLP is pleased to announce that Baltimore and Delaware partner Laura S. Bouyea and Miami partner Glenn D. Moses have been elevated to co-practice group leaders of the firm’s Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Group and will work with the group’s chair, Gregory A. Cross, to lead the growing practice.
"Laura and Glenn are highly respected by their clients and colleagues for their legal expertise and strategic and collaborative approach," Cross said. “I look forward to working with them in their new roles to build on our track record of success for our clients and to continue to develop and expand our team.”
Bouyea’s experience in bankruptcy, CMBS, foreclosures, and receiverships, coupled with her accounting background, makes her go-to counsel for a wide variety of insolvency, loan enforcement, and loan workout matters. The combination of her litigation and financial background is invaluable in the restructuring field, where disputes frequently result in complex, negotiated solutions. She has represented clients in a variety of sectors and industries, including real estate, retail, government, healthcare, and manufacturing. Bouyea is also a recognized leader in the Baltimore community, regularly contributing her problem-solving capabilities and experienced legal counsel to nonprofit organizations and individuals in need.
“Our Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights team has recently added top talent and expanded its expertise,” said Bouyea. “I am delighted to take on this new role at a terrific time for our group as we are poised to build on the outstanding value and breath of services we provide our clients.”
Moses focuses on complex commercial bankruptcy, financial restructuring, and insolvency matters, including related litigation. He represents Chapter 11 debtors-in-possession (DIP), official committees of unsecured creditors, Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 trustees, liquidating trusts, DIP lenders, secured creditors, commercial landlords, equity interest holders, strategic investors, and purchasers of assets from bankruptcy estates. He has substantial experience in litigating a wide variety of bankruptcy-related claims at both the trial and appellate levels, including avoidance litigation, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and professional negligence claims. He also has significant experience representing franchisors in franchisee bankruptcies throughout the country. Moses joined Venable in 2023, along with a well-established group of attorneys, including some of the country’s leading restructuring and insolvency practitioners, that launched Venable’s presence in Florida.
“Our clients benefit from the broad experiences within our practice group, assisted by specialists across the firm,” Moses said. “I look forward to working with Greg, Laura, and the rest of our group to leverage these strengths across our offices while providing the high-level, personalized service our clients have come to expect from Venable.”
Under Cross’s leadership, the Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Group has cemented its reputation as a leader in the industry, representing clients in complex reorganizations throughout the United States and abroad. The group has worked before state and federal courts across the country at every level, including the Supreme Court of the United States, handling numerous high-profile, high-stakes, and precedent-setting cases.
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