Address:

235 Montgomery Street

Suite 410

San Francisco, CA. 94104

Phone:

(415) 992-8957

Facsimile: 

(415) 992-8915

Email:

kbrunetti@brlawsf.com

grougeau@brlawsf.com

 

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Kenneth Brunetti 

PARTNER

BIO
Kenneth represents individuals, companies and municipalities in all aspects of litigation and bankruptcy, including appeals. He also has extensive experience in telecommunications litigation. Kenneth has successfully represented clients in forums throughout the country, including state and federal courts, bankruptcy courts, regulatory commissions and arbitration panels.

  • ​Heller Ehrman v. Greenberg Traurig LLP– part of team that represented plan administrator in malpractice action that settled for $4.9 million.

  • Heller Ehrman v. Bank of America, N.A. and Citibank, N.A. – part of team that represented plan administrator in lawsuit based on a preferential claim that settled for $20 million

  • Sacramento Kings (In re Cook, bankruptcy) – successfully represented the trustee's minority ownership in Sacramento Kings, resulting in sale and significant earnings for the bankruptcy estate In re Adelphia Communications Corp.

  • In re Adelphia Communications Corp.– successfully defended municipalities’ first right of refusal to purchase a cable system over the objections of the Debtor and Time Warner

  • Defended challenges by telecommunications providers to numerous cities’ telecommunications ordinances, including St. Louis, Missouri; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Montgomery County, Maryland; and Carlsbad, California

  • Successfully assisted cities in protecting their franchise rights against challenges in various bankruptcy cases, including Adelphia, Charter Communications, MFN, Metricom and E.Spire.

EDUCATION:

  • University of California, Hastings College of Law

       (J.D., magna cum laude, 1991)

  • University of Pennsylvania (B.A., 1986)


AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Complex & High-Stakes Litigation

 

  • Bankruptcy Litigation and Creditors’ Rights

 

  • Third Party & Professional Liability


ADMITTED TO PRACTICE:

  • California


EDUCATION:

  • The College of William and Mary School of Law

       (J.D., 1996)

  • The Virginia Military Institute

       (B.A., 1989)


AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

  • Bankruptcy Litigation

  • Complex & High-Stakes Litigation

  • Third Party & Professional Liability

 

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE: 

  • California

Greg Rougeau

PARTNER

BIO

Since 1996, Greg has specialized in commercial, and, in some cases, complex individual, Chapter 11 (reorganization) and Chapter 7 (liquidation) bankruptcy proceedings and related litigation. During that time, he has represented corporate and individual debtors, Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 trustees, creditors and creditors’ committees, vendors, and parties in interest in bankruptcy proceedings (such as parties to contracts with debtors, commercial lessors, and purchasers of assets from bankruptcy estates). Greg has experience in out-of-court workouts and assets sales. He also has significant experience litigating commercial cases of all types in state and federal (including bankruptcy) court, has represented both receivers and companies in receivership, and represented creditors in collections proceedings of all types.

Before attending law school, Greg served as a Surface Warfare Officer onboard a Destroyer in the United States Navy (1989-1993). His service included extensive time in the Persian Gulf in support of Operation Desert Storm.

Representative Cases:

  • ​Reorganization, as debtor’s counsel or committee counsel, through confirmed plans of reorganization for corporations in a numbers of industries, including technology (Focus Enhancements, video compression), mortgage (FiNet.com, Inc.; Marin Mortgage), real estate (Sloat Parkside Properties, condo development), retail food (Dr. MacDougall’s Right Foods; committee counsel), and agriculture (Cimino Brokerage Co.; committee counsel).

  • Successful sales, as debtor’s counsel, of significantly all the assets of corporate debtors in a number of industries, including technology (SecuGen, Inc., biometrics; Sensitron, Inc., wireless medical technology; Uniteq, Inc., supply chain software), coffee (Java Detour, Inc.); real estate (South Claremont Street, LLC, condo development).

  • Representation of numerous individuals as debtors in Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases; and

  • Successful defense of numerous corporations and individuals in fraudulent conveyance and preference litigation in bankruptcy adversary proceedings.