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Carson Heninger advises on complex finance, restructuring, and bankruptcy issues, representing financial institutions, secured creditors, trustees, committees, and debtors on matters related to bankruptcy cases and out-of-court workouts. Carson focuses much of his practice on bankruptcy litigation matters. Carson also has experience in receivership cases, including Ponzi schemes.

Regularly appearing in court, Carson has represented clients across a broad range of industries, including banking, mass tort, aviation, health care, energy, real estate, retail, restaurant and food services, and technology.



  • Counsel for federal equity receiver in SEC civil enforcement action concerning alleged Ponzi scheme involving over 100,000 investors and claims exceeding $100 million.
  • Counsel for bond trustee in mass tort case involving over $50 million.
  • Counsel for secured lenders in numerous workout and bankruptcy matters, often involving hundreds of millions of dollars.
  • Counsel for major domestic airline in numerous bankruptcy-related matters.
  • Counsel for five different Chapter 7 trustees in pursuit of avoidance claims, among others.
  • Counsel for a minority shareholder seeking to appoint a receiver over a distressed company that involved director mismanagement and possible fraud.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Heninger prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Judicial Extern, Hon. Carolyn B. McHugh, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit
  • Judicial Extern, Hon. Chief Justice Matthew B. Durrant, Utah Supreme Court

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, The M&A Advisor’s Turnaround Awards, “Restructuring Deal of the Year” for the restructuring of A.B.C. Carpet Co, Inc. and affiliates, 2022
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
    • Committee Member, Ethics and Professional Compensation
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association
    • Committee Member, Rocky Mountain Chapter, Utah Region
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, Utah Bankruptcy Law Section
  • Member, Litigation Section of the Utah State Bar
  • Member, Salt Lake County Bar
  • Member, Utah State Bar Young Lawyers Division
  • Member, California Lawyers Association
  • Member, Litigation Section of the California Lawyers Association
  • Member, California Young Lawyers Association


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School, 2019
    • Order of the Coif
    • Managing Editor of Submissions, BYU Journal of Public Law
  • B.S., Brigham Young University, 2016
  • Utah
  • California
  • Tagalog (Filipino), Conversational