Gabriel Olivera is a counsel in O’Melveny’s New York office and focuses on advising clients on financial reorganizations. A native of Puerto Rico, Gabriel combines his restructuring experience with his Spanish-speaking ability to help bridge language and cultural barriers with Latin American clients involved in complex financial restructurings. He has extensive experience in corporate and municipal bankruptcy-related matters, and has represented debtors, creditors’ committees, bondholders, directors and officers, and other parties-in-interest in some of the most well-known bankruptcy matters. Gabriel is currently part of the O’Melveny team assisting the Government of Puerto Rico to restructure its $70 billion of funded debt obligations and $50 billion in pension obligations.
Prior to entering private practice, Gabriel served as judicial law clerk for the Honorable Brian K. Tester (Ret.) formerly of the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Puerto Rico.