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2801 Alaskan Way, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98121
T: 206.777.7419

Geoffrey Groshong


Geoff Groshong is a partner in Miller Nash Graham & Dunn’s Seattle office and a member of the firm’s bankruptcy & creditors’ rights practice team. His practice focuses on creditors’ rights, insolvency, reorganization, receiverships, and workouts. Throughout his more than 35 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, as well as lenders and receivers in state court receiverships.

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 unsecured creditors’ committee in negotiations and litigation relating to plan of reorganization, resulting in mechanism for full and speedy recovery to creditors.
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 significant construction and lease issues.