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Matthew A. Petrie

Matthew Petrie focuses his practice on business reorganization and restructuring matters, representing creditors, including institutional lenders and investors of distressed debt, as well as debtors and other estate fiduciaries in both in-court and out-of-court restructurings.


Esperienze Professionali - Attività Accademiche

  • Represented paper recycling and waste management company in its Chapter 11 restructuring.°
  • Represented indoor shooting range and gun shop in its Chapter 11 restructuring.°
  • Represented commercial landlord in Chapter 11 filing of nutrition company.°
  • Represented Chapter 7 estate in liquidation of national advertising and marketing agency, including pursuit of extensive avoidance litigation.°
  • Represented supply chain and logistics company in preparation for its Chapter 11 filing.°
  • Represented junior bondholders in pursuit and confirmation of restructuring plan in Chapter 11 of national theme park operator.°
  • Represented minority group of senior leaders in an expedited Chapter 11 sale of automotive manufacturer.°
  • Represented guarantor of commercial real property leases in Chapter 11 proceedings grocery chain operators.°

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

Riconoscimenti e Premi

  • Member, Turnaround Management Association
  • Member, Secured Finance Network


  • Laurea magistrale in Giurisprudenza, with honors, University of Tennessee College of Law
    • Order of the Barristers
    • Articles Editor, Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law
  • Diploma di maturità, cum laude, University of Georgia
Tirocinio presso una Corte
  • Hon. Paul G. Hyman, Jr., U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2007-2008
  • Georgia
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit