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Peter D. Kieselbach focuses his practice on in-court and out-of-court restructurings, with an emphasis on corporate trust matters. Peter also represents lenders and borrowers in syndicated and secured financings, including cross-border transactions.


  • Corporate trust
  • Secured finance



  • Represented trustee in offensive litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery relating to a complex fraud and obtained $55 million preliminary injunction.°
  • Represented trustee in investigation, out-of-court restructuring, and monetization of illiquid trust assets stemming from $300 million fraud.°
  • Represented trustee in restructuring and sale of distressed winery assets.°
  • Successfully defended trustee in state court action and related appeals regarding objection to trust administration, fees, and expenses.°
  • Represented trustee as a third-party intervenor in foreclosure litigation and obtained right to pursue surplus sale proceeds.°
  • Represented equipment lessors with claims exceeding $8 million in Chapter 11 bankruptcy and obtained order preemptively authorizing administrative expenses for debtors’ continued equipment use.°
  • Represented lenders and borrowers in syndicated and secured financings totaling over $1 billion, including multiple cross-border transactions.°

°Peter was involved in the above representations before joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2022
  • Member, Winning Team, Global M&A Network’s Turnaround Atlas Awards, “Energy Services Restructuring of the Year (Mid-Markets)” for Shale Support Global Holdings, 2021


  • J.D., William Mitchell College of Law, 2015
    • Valedictorian
    • Editor-in-Chief, William Mitchell Law Review
  • B.A., Grinnell College, 2010
  • Hon. John R. Tunheim, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2015-2016
  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota