Gary T. Holtzer

Adjunct Professor of Law

Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP


B.S., 1986, Cornell University;
J.D., 1990, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law/Yeshiva University


Gary Holtzer is a partner in the Business Finance and Restructuring Department of the New York office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. Mr. Holtzer practices in all areas of domestic and international restructurings, crisis management, corporate governance, financings and acquisitions involving distressed situations. Mr. Holtzer is a fellow of the Heyman Center on Corporate Law and the American College of Bankruptcy.


Mr. Holtzer's lead role in company side restructurings includes LodgeNet, Financial Guaranty Insurance Company, General Growth, Highland Hospitality, Nortek, Pilgrim's Pride, Panolam, International Aluminum, TI Auto, Vertis Holdings, Inc., Syncora Guarantee, Silicon Graphics, Parmalat and Velocita Corp. He also represents lenders and other parties, including General Electric Capital Corp., Goldman Sachs and Brookfield Asset Management, in financings and acquisitions involving troubled companies, including in Penton Media, Harrah's, Spectrum Brands, Circuit City, JHT Trucking, KMC Telecom, Sea Containers, Calpine, Montgomery Ward, Kmart, Comdisco, Conseco Finance, Budget Rent-A-Car, Viskase, Xerox, E-Z Serve Convenience Stores, and Clark Retail Enterprises.


Mr. Holtzer is recognized in the 2013 edition of Best Lawyers in America and is highly ranked in the field of Bankruptcy/Restructuring in Chambers USA 2011.

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