Glenn D. Moses

Partner
Glenn Moses
Glenn Moses focuses on complex commercial bankruptcy, financial restructuring, and insolvency matters, including related litigation. Glenn 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 numerous franchisee bankruptcies throughout the country. 

Glenn has lectured on a variety of bankruptcy-related topics for the American Bar Association (ABA) and the International Franchise Association (IFA). In addition, he has written extensively for the ABA’s Forum on Franchising, including on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) of franchise companies and the assumption and assignment of franchise agreements in bankruptcy proceedings.

Experience

Representative Matters

  • Represented the developer of a boutique hotel on Fort Lauderdale Beach with over $70 million in debt in successfully confirming its Chapter 11 case
  • Represented the official creditors’ committee in Fontainebleau Las Vegas Holdings, LLC and its subsidiaries, a partially completed “Tier A” casino hotel resort in Las Vegas with debts exceeding $2.5 billion
  • Represented the official creditors’ committee of Florida Gaming Corporation, the owner and operator of the Miami Jai Alai and Casino valued at $180 million, resulting in a confirmed plan of reorganization providing for a 100% distribution to unsecured creditors
  • Represents several major franchisors, including Restaurant Brands International, Inc. for its Burger King® and Tim Hortons® brands, handling all aspects of franchisee bankruptcy litigation throughout the United States including reorganization of multi-unit franchisees, franchisor’s right to terminate franchise agreements in bankruptcy, and complex system supply issues
  • Serving as special litigation counsel to the liquidating trustee of a merchant cash advance company with over $300 million in debt
  • Represented individual Chapter 11 debtor in successfully restructuring over $10 million in gambling debt
  • Represented the Chapter 7 trustee of the owner of a 650,000 sq. ft. mall on 32 acres in Plantation Florida, in its bankruptcy filing after years of contentious litigation and over $100 million in debt, resulting in a full distribution to holders of allowed claims
  • Represented an individual in the successful restructuring of millions of dollars in tax and related liabilities in his Chapter 11 proceeding
  • Represented the official creditors’ committee of National Auto Lenders, Inc., a subprime automobile lender with over $60 million in debt, resulting in a confirmed plan of reorganization providing for a 100% distribution to unsecured creditors
  • Represented the official creditors’ committee and liquidating trustee for Mercedes Homes and subsidiaries, a national homebuilder with assets and liabilities exceeding $300 million
  • Represented the official creditors’ committee and liquidating trustee of Arrow Air, Inc. d/b/a Arrow Cargo, the largest cargo carrier operating out of Miami International Airport
  • Represented the official creditors’ committee of a nursing home and rehabilitation center, resulting in a confirmed plan of reorganization providing for a 100% distribution to unsecured creditors
  • Representing a food distribution company and affiliated entities in their pending Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Represented the Chapter 11 trustee of a Miami Gardens Homeowners Association in a successful Chapter 11 reorganization, resulting in 100% distribution to creditors
  • Counsel to the Chapter 7 trustee of an entity that was involved in a consumer student loan debt relief scheme that deceived thousands of federal student loan borrowers, in violation of various federal and state consumer protection laws, with over $85 million in debt
  • Represented the official creditors’ committee and liquidating trustee of Protective Products of America, Inc. and its affiliated debtors, a publicly traded entity engaged in the design, manufacture, and marketing of advanced products used to provide ballistic protection for personnel and vehicles in the military and law enforcement markets
  • Represented the Chapter 7 trustee of the owner of a commercial property that included a restaurant and nightclub in Dania Beach, Florida, resulting in a 100% distribution to holders of allowed claims
  • Represented the official creditors’ committee of debtors engaged in operating, franchising, and licensing the Roadhouse Grille casual dining restaurants throughout the United States
  • Represented the official creditors’ committee of the Pearle arts and crafts specialty retailers with locations throughout the United States
  • Represented a leading provider of aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul services, in the following airline Chapter 11 cases in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York:
    • Philippine Airlines, Inc.
    • Avianca Holdings, S.A.
    • LATAM Airlines Group, S.A.
  • Represented the official creditors’ committee of an international call center with operations in the United States, the Philippines, and South America
  • Represented several landlords of Cinemex USA, the operator of 41 movie theaters throughout the country, in its successful Chapter 11 proceeding

Insights

Credentials
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Education

  • J.D. Boston University School of Law 1992
    • American Jurisprudence Award for Trial Advocacy
  • B.A. Psychology University of Massachusetts 1989
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida

Recognition
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Glenn has been described by Chambers USA as "a seasoned and effective practitioner, who understands the dynamics of a courtroom” and one who “is smart, hard-working, and has very good people skills.”

  • Chambers USA, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Florida, 2022
  • Best Lawyers in America
    • Bankruptcy
    • Business Reorganization
    • Creditors’ Rights
  • Super Lawyers, 2012 – 2022
  • South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyer
  • Florida Trend, Legal Elite
  • Daily Business Review, Top Dealmaker of the year, 2016 (for his work in the bankruptcy proceedings and related litigation involving the Fashion Mall in Fort Lauderdale, Florida)
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated

Community
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Personal Activities

  • An avid musician, Glenn plays lead guitar and often gigs with rock bands based in Miami and Fort Lauderdale