John Baumgartner is a Managing Director in the Disputes, Compliance, & Investigations group. He has more than 15 years of consulting, restructuring, and corporate finance experience. He has been involved with financial and operational restructurings, solvency analyses, fraudulent transfer disputes, investigations of fraud and misconduct, forensic accounting investigations, valuation of assets and enterprises, asset divestitures, and due diligence. 

John has served in interim management roles and as a court-appointed trustee. He has advised trustees, debtors, senior lenders, mezzanine lenders, and unsecured creditors of companies in industries that include real estate, healthcare, power and utilities, retail gas marketing, retail power marketing, midstream energy companies, web hosting/e-commerce, transportation, and retail services. 

Select Publications

  • AIRA Journal March 2017

    Impact of Credit Bidding on Oil and Gas Bankruptcy Recoveries

Select Presentations and Speeches

  • Jackson & Walker LLP September 2016

    Risky Business: Lending in Distressed Times
  • Anderson Kill Banking and Lending Practice Presentation May 2016

    Oil and Gas Restructurings: Helping Financial Institutions Deal with the Impact of Declining Oil and gas Prices
  • Commercial Finance Association May 2015

    Oilfield Service Industry Update
  • Houston Chapter of the Inns of Court November 2014

    Credit Bidding in Oil and Gas Bankruptcies
  • State Bar of Texas Advanced Business Bankruptcy Conference

    Who Really Is Your Client ... No, Really??
  • University of Texas School of Law Bankruptcy Conference

    Emerging Issues in Bankruptcy Litigation: Fraudulent Transfers and Preferences
  • The Journal of Corporate Renewal October 2010

    Increase in Prepackaged Bankruptcies Likely to Continue
  • TMA Houston, Fall Continuing Education Program September 2009

    Case Study of a Hypothetical Big 3 Auto Manufacturer Restructuring
  • City Bar of New York October 2008

    Chapter 11—The New Critical Path