Bruce A. Wilson

(402) 231-8818
(402) 346-1148 Fax

Mr. Wilson practices primarily in the areas of bankruptcy, workout and Uniform Commercial Code matters. His practice is national in scope and includes providing bankruptcy and UCC advice in structuring new transactions, securitizations and bond financings, resolving disputes in troubled and defaulted transactions and various workout matters, enforcing remedies and appearing in bankruptcy cases in numerous states. His experience also includes appearing in numerous bankruptcy cases filed by municipal debtors and in several FDIC receiverships. In addition, Mr. Wilson delivers legal opinions on various bankruptcy and UCC matters and negotiates repurchase agreements and other investment contracts.

Mr. Wilson’s practice focuses primarily on representing creditors, including financial guaranty insurers and indenture trustees. His appearances in bankruptcy cases have included cases filed by Orange County, California, Enron Corp., Lehman Brothers Inc., US Airways, numerous mortgage loan originators and securitizers and numerous commercial real estate developers. He also has represented major creditors in complex transactions against persons and companies alleged to have engaged in Ponzi schemes and fraud. His practice also includes representing creditors and other parties in a wide variety of new project financings, securitizations, public finance transactions, structured transactions involving bankruptcy-remote entities and other complex national and international financings. These transactions have included privatized military housing and toll road financings, low-income housing tax credit transactions, new market tax credit transactions, transactions involving special-purpose entities formed in the Cayman Islands and Bermuda, financings of sports stadiums and airport facilities, and the securitization of various receivables and asset types such as mortgage loans, auto loans and leases, state tobacco settlement receivables and tax liens, loans to obligors in France, Mexico and Puerto Rico, auto loans to obligors in Thailand, and leases of sea containers shipped worldwide.

Prior to joining Kutak Rock, Mr. Wilson served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable C. Arlen Beam, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Honorable John C. Minahan, Jr., United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nebraska. He also has taught Legal Writing at Creighton Law School and served as an editor of the Creighton Law Review.