Gregory Kinoian has extensive experience in debtors’ and creditors’ rights, particularly involving businesses and particularly in Chapter 11 bankruptcies and non-bankruptcy workouts and litigation in both federal and state courts.

Mr. Kinoian has had substantive involvement in representing Chapter 11 debtors-in-possession, Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 trustees, secured and unsecured creditors, landlords and parties interested in purchasing assets and even whole businesses out of Chapter 11.

Mr. Kinoian recently has gained familiarity with appeals before the Office of Hearing and Appeals of the U.S. Small Business Administration with respect to denials of applications seeking forgiveness of the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program loans.

Mr. Kinoian is very comfortable in Court, having participated in bench trials and evidentiary hearings, as well as in alternate dispute resolution settings, such as arbitrations and mediations.


Bankruptcy, Reorganization & Creditors’ Rights


Financial Services

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Mr. Kinoian’s diversity of representations have included:

  • A developer that acquired a $17.2 million note and mortgage against Chapter 11 shopping center co-debtors in New Jersey (Bankr. D.N.J.) in the developer’s initial efforts to acquire the shopping center and subsequently ensured that the developer’s rights under the loan documents were protected and maximized to the fullest extent possible under the debtors’ Chapter 11 plan;
  • Co-counsel (local counsel) of a Chapter 11 debtor (Bankr. D.N.J.) that manufactured tile flooring and was a defendant in asbestos-related litigation;
  • Chapter 7 trustee in bankruptcy cases (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) against three individuals with over $65 million in debt in liquidating assets consisting of real and personal property and recovering fraudulently transferred assets;
  • Chapter 11 individual debtor (Bankr. D.N.J) that had substantial guaranteed obligations from a trucking business which itself had sold its assets through Chapter 11 (Bankr. D.N.J);
  • A Chapter 11 debtor-in-possession in a single-asset bankruptcy (Bankr. D.N.J) of real property for shopping center development;
  • An involuntary Chapter 7 debtor (Bankr. D.N.J.) with nearly $10 million in unsecured liabilities and opposed entry of order for relief for a one year-period; and
  • A creditors committee in a Chapter 11 case (N.D. Ga.) of a carpet manufacturer.
  • Hovnanian School - Board of Trustees
  • Brooklyn Law School - Moot Court Honor Society
  • National Member of the Order of Barristers