- International Practice
- Securities Regulation
- Climate Change
- Financial Institutions
- Labor and Employment
- Strategic Communications
- Corporate and Securities
- Financial Restructuring
- Educational Institutions
- Private Funds
- Intellectual Property
- Public Finance
- White Collar Defense
- Environmental Strategies
- Internal Investigations
- Real Estate and Projects
Gregory W. Nye
Gregory Nye is a Trial Partner, practicing in U.S. state and federal courts for more than 30 years. Mr. Nye focuses on complex litigation for corporate clients in Connecticut and throughout the country. Recent cases include the trial of an $800 million corporate fraud claim and a $200 million financial investment lawsuit.
In 2012, Greg received a national ranking by US Legal 500, recognizing his exceptional skills.
Mr. Nye's experience includes cases in various industries, including computer technology, energy, insurance, public utilities, telecommunications, timber, building supplies, cable television, accounting, and office real estate. He provides creative, aggressive litigation services, including trial, arbitration and mediation. Mr. Nye also regularly handles appeals, including the recent defense of trial victories in the Second, Fifth and Eleventh U.S. Courts of Appeal.
Mr. Nye has represented clients in a wide variety of legal disputes. Those cases include:
Successful defense of 10 investment companies accused of various forms of business fraud stemming from their $200 million investment in a large restaurant chain.
Ongoing defense against the largest alleged fraudulent conveyance action in U.S. bankruptcy history.
Removal of executives from control of their radio and TV company on behalf of a bank investor in the company.
Successful prosecution (as a specially-designated prosecutor for the U.S. Episcopal Church) and trial of the Bishop for the Wyoming Diocese, the first such trial of a Bishop in more than 100 years.
Successful defense, resulting in a settlement with no monetary or other obligations, for 52 companies sued by Asbestos Creditors.
Successful prosecution and defense of malpractice, business fraud, contract, tort and securities claims against numerous parties in cases throughout the country.
Investigations of various complex civil claims (either as plaintiff or defendant), development of litigation strategy, and reports to numerous corporate clients.
Publications and Speeches
"Preparing Associates for the Courtroom," Connecticut Law Tribune, August 31, 2016
"Common-Interest Doctrine in Bankruptcy Court: Privileged or Not?" ABI Journal, Dec/Jan 2012
"Guarantees and Security: Valuation, Enforceability, Limits on Granting and Avoidance Risk post TOUSA," American College of Investment Counsel, October 2012
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1981
B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1977
U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 2nd, 5th and 11th Circuits
U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut
U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of New York
Hartford County Bar Association
Connecticut Bar Association
American Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute
Fellow, Connecticut Bar Foundation
Legalease, The Legal 500 United States, Corporate Restructuring, 2012