Gabriel Morgan is an associate, elected partner effective January 1, 2019, in Weil’s Business Finance & Restructuring Department. Mr. Morgan’s practice covers all aspects of domestic and international corporate restructuring, crisis management and governance, and distressed financings and acquisitions. He has experience with teams advising creditors and debtors in a variety of industries, including real estate, airlines, shipping, energy and power generation, automotive, and financial services. His participation in debtor representations includes the chapter 11 cases of Southern Air, General Growth Properties, LandSource Communities, General Motors, and Washington Mutual. Mr. Morgan has also been involved with teams representing lenders, financial institutions, and other parties in connection with the reorganization, financing, and/or acquisition of distressed companies, including representations in the chapter 11 cases of Excel Maritime, Blitz U.S.A. (F3 Brands), PJ Finance Company, and Dynegy.
Mr. Morgan received a B.A. in Psychology from Duke University and a J.D. from the University of Southern California, where he served as Senior Copy Editor for and was published in the Southern California Law Review. He served as teaching assistant for a business reorganization seminar at Cardozo Law School and is a regular contributor to the Weil Bankruptcy Blog. Mr. Morgan has been recognized for his pro bono efforts, including for his role on the Firm’s pro bono housing team, which provides representation to low-income New Yorkers facing eviction or similar proceedings. Mr. Morgan serves on the board of the Duke University Young Alumni Development Council.