Gerard Cicero is an associate in Brown Rudnick's Restructuring Group.  He represents debtors, bondholders, foreign representatives, and official and ad hoc committees of creditors and equity interest holders in both Chapter 11 and 15 cases.

Prior to joining Brown Rudnick, Gerard served as an intern in the Employment Litigation Department at the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General.  While there, he assisted in negotiating and drafting settlement agreements on behalf of state agencies and prepared the Attorney General’s office for trial on other matters. Gerard also worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Linda R. Feinberg A.J.S.C. of the Superior Court, Mercer Vicinage, New Jersey.  In law school, Gerard was an editor for the N.Y.U. Journal of Legislation & Public Policy.


EXCO Resources, Inc.: Representation of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Chapter 11 proceedings of Exco Resources, Inc. and its affiliates, a large public oil and gas company based in Houston, Texas with over 1.2 billion in funded indebtedness

Implant Sciences Corp.: Representation of the Official Equity Committee and post-confirmation Liquidating Trustee in the Chapter 11 proceedings of Implant Sciences Corp. and its affiliates, a Massachusettes-based public company involved in the domestic security and explosives trace detection market

Chellino Crane, Inc.: Representation of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors for one of the largest crane companies in the Midwest, which specialized in servicing refineries, power and chemical plants.  This representation involved overseeing a Section 363 sale of all of the Debtors’ assets and investigating and pursuing causes of action on behalf of the Debtors’ estates

Peabody Energy: Representation of successor indenture trustee for second lien notes in the largest private coal company bankruptcy

Arch Coal: Representation of successor indenture trustee for second lien notes in the Chapter 11 proceeding of one of the U.S.’s largest coal producers

Mt. Gox Co., Ltd.: Representing the Japanese Bankruptcy Trustee of the failed global Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, which had been the world’s largest exchange for this digital currency, in connection with the company’s Chapter 15 case in Bankruptcy Court in Texas and related litigation in the United States

Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP: Representation of the post-confirmation Liquidation Trust in the largest law firm bankruptcy case in United States history


New York University School of Law – J.D., 2015
Cornell University – B.A., 2012

Bar Admissions

New Jersey
New York
Co-author, “Bankruptcies in Mass Torts Cases,” Litigating Mass Tort Cases, Supplement, 2016 & 2017