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About Greg

Greg Nye has been practicing in U.S. state and federal courts for more than 30 years. He focuses on complex litigation for corporate clients in New York, Connecticut and throughout the country. 

Recent cases include the defense against corporate fraud claims, litigation arising from M&A transactions, and a variety of fraud, valuation and other disputes in the bankruptcy courts. Greg's experience includes cases in various industries, including computer technology, energy, insurance, public utilities, telecommunications, timber, building supplies, cable television, accounting, and office real estate. He provides creative, aggressive litigation services, including trial, arbitration and mediation. Greg also regularly handles appeals, including the recent defense of trial victories in the Second, Fifth and Eleventh U.S. Courts of Appeal.                               

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

Group of hedge fund and insurance company clients — defense against $800 million fraudulent conveyance action in Bankruptcy Court, District Court and Circuit Appellate Court

Group of insurance and banking companies — defense of 10 investment companies accused of various forms of business fraud stemming from their $200 million investment in a large restaurant chain

Group of insurance company lenders — defense, resulting in a settlement with no monetary or other obligations, for 52 companies sued by Asbestos Creditors

Leading international financial institution — removal of executives from control of their radio and TV company on behalf of an investor in the company

U.S. Episcopal Church — successful prosecution (as a specially-designated prosecutor for the Church) and trial of the Bishop for the Wyoming Diocese, the first such trial of a Bishop in more than 100 years

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. — prosecution of indemnification claim arising from M&A transaction involving an international company acquired by client

Leading international financial institution — trial counsel handling successful defense of various business tort claims arising from alleged breach of broker dealer relationship

Affiliated international shipping companies — trial counsel in successful defense against international banking lenders' attempts to dismiss bankruptcy case in U.S.

Publications and Speeches

"Preparing Associates for the Courtroom," Connecticut Law Tribune, August 31, 2016.

"Common-Interest Doctrine in Bankruptcy Court: Privileged or Not?" ABI Journal, Dec/Jan 2012.

"Guarantees and Security: Valuation, Enforceability, Limits on Granting and Avoidance Risk post TOUSA," American College of Investment Counsel, October 2012.

Credentials

Education

University of Virginia School of Law,
J.D.
1981
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
Bachelor of Arts
1977
Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

Connecticut
New York

Affiliations

YMCA
Board of Advisors

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