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Peggy Hunt, Co-Managing Shareholder of the Salt Lake City office, focuses her practice representing clients in complex bankruptcy and receivership proceedings, and in related litigation. She serves as a trustee and receiver, and has deep experience advising fiduciaries, such as Chapter 11 and 7 trustees, equity receivers in Ponzi schemes, state court receivers, post-confirmation liquidating trustees, and foreign liquidators. Over her nearly 30-year career, Peggy has represented distressed companies, banks and creditors, committees, and fiduciaries in virtually all aspects of the workout, restructuring, and liquidating process, including in prosecuting and defending avoidance actions, claim objections and stay relief issues, as well as handling contested Chapter 11 confirmation proceedings and complex structured liquidations.

A Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy, Peggy serves as a Panel Chapter 7 trustee for the District of Utah. She is a 2019 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award awarded by the Utah Chapter of the Federal Bar Association for her work in and service to the federal courts in Utah. Peggy is a leader in numerous professional and civic organizations. She currently serves as an appointed Commissioner on the Utah Securities Commission, and is a Past-President of the Utah Bar Foundation, the Board of Advisors for the Utah Museum of Natural History, and the Utah Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Passionate about advancing the status of women and girls in Utah, Peggy co-founded the Utah Women’s Giving Circle of the Community Foundation of Utah, and is a former President of Women Lawyers of Utah and of the Utah Women’s Forum.


  • Chapter 11 reorganizations and liquidations
  • Bankruptcy and insolvency litigation
  • Chapter 7 liquidation
  • Trustee and receiver representation
  • Federal court equity receiverships
  • Ponzi scheme and fraud matters
  • Bankruptcy appeals
  • Cooperative bankruptcies



  • Receiver, SEC v. Traffic Monsoon, LLC, and Charles Scoville (D. Utah).
  • Counsel for receiver in family probate dispute, Farrell v. Williamson et al. (Sup. Ct., Cal.).
  • Counsel to Chapter 11 trustee and post-confirmation liquidating trustee, In re Castle Arch Real Estate Investment Company, LLC, et al. (Bankr. D. Utah).
  • Counsel to receiver, SEC v. National Note of Utah LC, et al. (D. Utah).
  • Chapter 7 trustee, In re Mountain Valley Home Medical Equipment, LLC (Bankr. D. Utah).°
  • Counsel for Chapter 7 trustee, In re The Falls Event Center, LLC, et al. (Bankr. D. Utah).°
  • Counsel for Belize bank liquidator, Choice Bank Ltd.°
  • Counsel for Chapter 11 debtor, In re Cranberry Growers Cooperative (Bankr. W.D. Wis.).°
  • Counsel to Chapter 11 trustee and post-confirmation liquidating trustee, In re Waterford Funding, LLC et al. (Bankr. D. Utah).°
  • Counsel to Official Committee of Equity Holders, In re Copper King Mining Company (Bankr. D. Utah).°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Hunt prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2008-2023
    • Selected, “Lawyer of the Year, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization,” 2017
  • Listed, Lawdragon 500, "Leading U.S. Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers," 2020-2022
  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Corporate, 2021
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Mountain States Super Lawyers, 2016-2022
    • Selected, “Top 50 Women Lawyers,” 2019-2022
    • Selected, “Top 100 Lawyers,” 2021
  • Listed, Utah Business Magazine, “Utah Legal Elite – Bankruptcy/Workout,” 2006-2022
  • Selected, Utah Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, “Distinguished Service Award,” 2019
  • Selected, Utah State Bar, “Pro Bono Attorney of the Year,” 1996
  • Fellow, American College of Bankruptcy, 2016-Present
    • Member, Board of Directors, American College of Bankruptcy Foundation, 2021-Present
    • Member, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Standing Committee, 2022-Present
    • Member, Pro Bono Committee, 2022-Present
    • Member, Tenth Circuit Education Committee, 2017-2021
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation, 2020-Present
  • Commissioner, Utah Securities Commission, 2017-Present
  • Member, Board of Directors, Utah Bar Foundation, 2016-2021
    • President, 2020-2021
  • Member, Board of Advisors, Utah Museum of Natural History, 2007-2020
    • President, 2019
  • Co-Founder, Women’s Giving Circle of the Community Foundation of Utah, 2012-Present
  • Leadership Committee, And Justice for All, 2013-2016 and 2022-Present
    • Chair, 2015
  • Member, Women Lawyers’ of Utah
    • Retention Initiative Advisory Committee, 2019-Present
    • Ex Officio Representative, Utah State Bar Commission, 2009-2012
    • President, 2011-2012
  • Member, Utah Women’s Forum
    • President, 2017
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
    • Member, Utah Chapter Board, 2010-2016
      • President, Utah Chapter, 2014-2015
    • Appointed, Government Relations Committee, 2015-2018
    • Appointed, Task Force on Diversity, 2017-2018
  • Member, Utah State Bar
    • Bankruptcy Section
      • Chair, 1995-1996
    • Securities Section
    • Litigation Section
      • Faculty, Trial Academy, 2015 
    • Delivery of Legal Services Committee, 1993-1999
      • Chair, 1997-1998
    • Access to Justice Implementation Committee, 1997-1998
  • Member, National Association of Federal Equity Receivers
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
    • Advisory Board, Rocky Mountain Conference, 2016-Present
  • Member, International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation
    • Founding Member, Mountain/Desert Network
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association
    • NOW (Network of Women) Committee, 2020-Present 
    • Western Regional Conference Education Committee Co-Chair, 2017
  • Member, Utah Bankruptcy Lawyers’ Forum, Inc.
    • Board of Trustees, 1993-1997
  • Member, American Bar Association 
  • Member, National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees
  • Member, Tenth Circuit Historical Society
  • Member, Risk Management Association
  • Member, Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • Member, Local Rules Committee, United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Utah, 2008-2015
  • Member, Education Committee, Annual Meeting of the National Association of Women Judges, 2015 
  • Member, Pro Se Committee to the Utah Access to Justice Task Force, 1996-1997
  • Member, Ad Hoc Committee on In Forma Pauperis Project, United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Utah, 1994
  • Member, Board of Directors, The Sharing Place, Inc., 2007-2011
    • President, 2009-2010


  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1988
    • Head Notes and Comments Editor, University of Pittsburgh Law Review
  • B.A., Washington & Jefferson College, 1985
  • Hon. Glen E. Clark, Hon. Judith A. Boulden, and Hon. William T. Thurman, U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Tenth Circuit, 1996-2005
  • Hon. Glen E. Clark, Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah, 1989-1991
  • Hon. Robert J. Callahan, Supreme Court of Connecticut, 1988-1989
  • Utah
  • Massachusetts
  • Supreme Court of Utah
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Utah
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Admitted in Utah and Massachusetts. Not admitted in Colorado.