Mary Langsner is an attorney in the firm’s Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy Department. Her primary practice involves corporate restructuring, bankruptcy litigation including nondischargeability proceedings, claims litigation, and fraudulent transfer litigation.
Mary has represented clients from a variety of constituencies including commercial lenders, business investors, real estate developers, commercial and residential landlords, regional and national banks, a motion picture studio, a national credit union, victims of Ponzi schemes, a construction subcontractor, and a commercial equipment lessor. Mary has also represented Chapter 11 and 7 trustees and has represented creditors in all aspects of Chapter 7, Chapter 13, and Chapter 11 cases, including single asset real estate and Subchapter V small business cases.
Mary also represents an executive agency of the State of Nevada and has represented local municipalities as creditors in connection with bankruptcy proceedings.
Mary has successfully represented creditors in their debt collections including claims litigation and nondischargeability proceedings under 11 U.S.C. § 523. For example, Mary obtained over $2.3 million in judgments for fraud (by default) against the operators of a Ponzi scheme on behalf of a group of client investors. In another example, Mary successfully challenged a final report, resulting in more than eighty thousand dollars recovered for her client where the trustee had initially identified the client as receiving zero.
Previous to joining GTG, Mary led the creditor’s rights bankruptcy practice at a mid-sized Nevada firm.
Prior to entering private practice, Mary worked as a judicial law clerk at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada.
- Co-Chair, Pro Bono Committee, American Bankruptcy Institute Veterans and Servicemembers Affairs Task Force
- J.D., University of Nevada Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law
- Ph.D., University of California Santa Cruz
- B.S., University of California, Davis