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Contact Geoff

4400 Two Union Square
601 Union Street
Seattle, WA 98101
T: 206.777.7419

Geoffrey Groshong

Partner

Geoff Groshong is a partner in Miller Nash's Seattle office and a member of the firm's bankruptcy & creditors' rights practice team. His practice focuses on creditors' rights, insolvency, reorganization, and receiverships. Throughout his more than 30 years of experience, Geoff has represented debtors, debtors-in-possession, Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 trustees, creditors' committees, secured lenders and other lienholders, unsecured creditors, and licensors of intellectual property.

Geoff has national board certification in business bankruptcy from the American Board of Certification. (The Supreme Court of Washington does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law, and certification is not required to practice law in Washington State.)

Geoff also provides bankruptcy mediation services. He has successfully handled multiple mediations to help parties resolve bankruptcy disputes more quickly, at less cost, and without the stress and pressure of litigation.

Representative Experience

Represented unsecured creditors committee in the liquidation of debtor. Issues included intracompany claims, ownership of intellectual property, negotiation of equitable distribution between debtor estate and that of its corporate parent.
Represented Chapter 11 trustee in bankruptcy of mobile network company. Preserved FCC licenses and worked with investment banker to sell licenses through series of Section 363 sales. Issues included Chapter 11 administration and sale of assets of insolvent broadband wireless company.
Represented Chapter 11 debtor, then Chapter 11 trustee and trustee of liquidating trust of a physician hospital organization. Assisted in obtaining significant return to creditors. Issues included Chapter 11  plan drafting and negotiation, liquidating trust creation and administration, and health insurer-provider payment and claims issues.
Represented state court receiver in obtaining approval of bidding procedures and sale order for industrial property with construction and lease issues.
Represented a Chapter 11 debtor developer of a 4,200-acre business-based residential development. The issues included determination of single-asset real estate, extension of exclusivity periods, defending relief-from-stay motions, and researching the limits of cramdown in plan formulation.