Greg Cross is the partner-in-charge of Venable’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Group as well as the firm’s Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities Practice. Greg also serves on the firm’s management board where he is the firm's lead director. He is recognized as one of the country’s leading commercial real estate and structured finance litigators. He is a leader in the securitization industry, where he frequently lectures and leads industry initiatives. Greg has served as lead counsel for the largest CMBS workout in U.S. history. He also has tried numerous cases involving issues of first impression for the CMBS industry in courts throughout the country, including the U.S. Supreme Court.
Greg is an aggressive, results-oriented advisor who understands client needs in negotiations and disputes. His combination of business and trial experience allows him to effectively handle all aspects of business litigation and workouts. His thoughtful strategies and deep understanding of complex financial structures and commercial real estate make him an invaluable counsel for both creditors and debtors in today’s economic environment. His work includes: