Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Krause has joined the firm’s Los Angeles office. Previously at Stutman, Treister & Glatt, he will join the Business Restructuring and Reorganization Practice as a partner.
“Jeff has a fantastic reputation as a smart and creative bankruptcy and restructuring lawyer with deep experience across the spectrum – representing debtors, creditors, distressed companies and purchasers of distressed debt and assets,” said Ken Doran, Chairman and Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn. “We have been looking to expand our bankruptcy team, and Jeff is an experienced and highly regarded restructuring lawyer who will enhance the depth of our national group.”
“We are delighted that Jeff is joining the firm,” said Karen Bertero, Co-Partner in Charge of the Los Angeles office. “Jeff is a respected veteran of the bankruptcy bar, and his practice, well-balanced with both debtor and creditor work, is a strong fit for the firm’s practice.”
“We’ve known Jeff and worked opposite and with him for many years and have always been impressed with his talent,” said Craig Millet, Co-Chair of the Business Restructuring and Reorganization Practice. “He is well recognized in the restructuring arena, and we are very excited to have him join our Business Restructuring Practice Group.”
“I am excited to be joining Gibson Dunn and look forward to working with my new colleagues,” said Krause. “The firm’s stellar reputation in the bankruptcy area and all of its major practice areas will assist me in continuing to serve my clients and take advantage of new business opportunities.”
About Jeffrey Krause
Krause has a broad corporate restructuring practice. He has handled significant debtor and creditor committee representations, as well as representations of examiners appointed in bankruptcy cases, and secured and unsecured creditors. He is a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy.
His recent matters include representation of the official committee of unsecured creditors in In Re Azabu, representation of Ranch Capital and the investment vehicle it formed to fund the successful plan of reorganization for Hawaiian Airlines, and representation of debtor Falcon Industries in its Chapter 11 reorganization. He is currently representing debtor R.E. Loans in its pending chapter 11 case and debtor Pacific Monarch Resorts, Inc. in its pending Chapter 11 case.
Krause received his law degree in 1980 from the University of California – Los Angeles, where he served on the UCLA Law Review and was admitted to the Order of the Coif.