Gary A. Bryant is a director in the Oklahoma City office of Crowe & Dunlevy. Gary’s primary practice area involves commercial banking and litigation for financial institutions. As a member of the firm’s Banking & Financial Institutions practice group, Gary’s legal practice covers a broad range of finance matters, with a focus on the representation of lenders and corporate borrowers. Additionally, he has extensive experience in the representation of lenders in their commercial real estate financing transactions across the United States.
Gary has long represented both rural and metropolitan financial institutions in complex loan workouts, restructurings, receiverships and foreclosures involving oil and gas, real estate projects, hotels, restaurants, manufacturing, transportation and agricultural businesses, as well as related Chapter 11 and Chapter 12 bankruptcy proceedings in these areas. During his practice, Gary has represented not only creditors of failed financial institutions, but also holding companies of failed institutions.
Gary is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Delta Phi, and the Order of the Coif and served as a member of the board of directors of the Young Lawyers Division of the Oklahoma Bar Association. He was an associate bar examiner for the Oklahoma Bar Association from 1982 through 1987 and is a Master Emeritus in the William J. Holloway, Jr. American Inn of Court.
Gary has, for many years, been one of the preeminent lawyers in the banking and bankruptcy field and is recognized as such in leading guides to the profession. Gary has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 1989 and Oklahoma Super Lawyers since 2007.* He has authored or co-authored articles on consumer credit and commercial law and is a speaker for continuing legal education programs in the areas of bankruptcy and commercial law.
Gary received his Juris Doctor with honors from the University of Texas and Bachelor of Business Administration with special distinction from the University of Oklahoma.
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