Oliver Zeltner advises corporate, financial, and municipal clients in insolvency, restructuring, and bankruptcy situations across a variety of industries. Oliver's experience includes both chapter 11 and out-of-court representations in the energy, telecom, mining, automotive, gaming, and financial services industries. He also represented the City of Detroit in its historic municipal bankruptcy case.
Oliver regularly counsels clients in all aspects of bankruptcy and restructuring matters, including distressed asset transactions, fraudulent conveyance, preference, and fiduciary duty actions, automatic stay issues, environmental liability, cash collateral, post-petition financing, and jurisdictional issues arising in bankruptcy. Oliver's clients span the spectrum of interested parties in restructuring matters, including debtors and potential debtors, secured creditors, parents of insolvent subsidiaries, avoidance action defendants, and sellers and purchasers of distressed assets.
Oliver has represented, among other clients: Alpha Natural Resources, the City of Detroit, EIG Global Energy Partners, M&G USA Corporation, Old Carco Liquidation Trust (the liquidating successor to Chrysler), and Peabody Energy Corporation.
- The Ohio State University (J.D. magna cum laude 2012; Order of the Coif); University of Kansas (M.A. 2006); University of Rhode Island (B.A. 2000; Phi Beta Kappa)
- Ohio, Texas, and U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Ohio, Eastern District of Michigan, and Southern District of Texas
- Law Clerk, Appeals Unit, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office (Cleveland, Ohio) (2011); Legal Extern, Cold Case Unit, Jackson County Prosecutor's Office (Kansas City, Missouri) (2010)
- Judicial Extern to the Honorable John E. Hoffman Jr., U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Ohio (2011)