Greg Willard concentrates his practice on corporate reorganizations and restructurings. He has served as lead counsel for debtors and creditors in many of the country’s largest reorganization proceedings. He has represented major financial institutions in numerous restructurings and Chapter 11 proceedings, including debtor-in-possession financings, Section 363 sales, “pre-packaged” Chapter 11 proceedings, and “cross-border” reorganizations. He represents secured creditors in foreclosures, out-of-court restructurings and liquidations, lender liability litigation, and related matters. He is a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy.
Greg is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the St. Louis University School of Law and is a frequent lecturer for various professional and lending groups on the topics of restructuring, bankruptcy law, and creditor rights.
Prior to his legal career, Greg served as White House Staff Assistant and personal aide to President Gerald R. Ford. Greg served as Co-Chairman of the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN78) Commissioning Committee, and currently serves as a Trustee of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation and Co-Trustee of the President Gerald R. Ford Historical Legacy Trust. He is an honorary member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
- Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy
- Banking & Finance
- J.D., cum laude, University of Illinois College of Law
- B.A., summa cum laude, Westminster College
- Oxford University; London School of Economics (Institute of European Studies)