Deputy Chair of the Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization Department, Brian Hermann focuses on a range of restructuring and bankruptcy matters for both borrower and lender clients. He has extensive experience representing clients in complex out-of-court restructurings and chapter 11 cases nationwide and across a variety of industries. Brian also routinely represents clients in complex litigation arising out of chapter 11. Brian’s recent company experience includes advising Expro Holdings, CGG S.A. and Preferred Sands. His noteworthy creditor-side representations include advising key stakeholders in the restructurings of Toys “R” Us, Tidewater, Paragon Offshore, Sabine, Arch Coal, Texas Competitive Electric Holdings Company, Armstrong Energy, Nortek and General Motors. Brian is currently representing the California Public Utilities Commission in the chapter 11 cases of PG&E Corporation, California’s largest investor-owned public utility and the largest public utility in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy relief. Brian also represented the Commission in PG&E’s previous chapter 11 case, including in related litigation and appeals, from which PG&E emerged in 2003.