T. Gerald Chilton, Jr.

Mr. Chilton received his law degree and education from the University of California, Boalt Hall, Berkeley, California in 1969 and received his undergraduate degree with honors from Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona in 1966. Mr. Chilton was born on April 8, 1944.

Mr. Chilton's legal practice is mainly in the areas of securities, general corporate law and finance, international financial transactions, acquisitions and mergers, real estate finance and development, construction, domestic relations, estates and trust, bankruptcy and general civil litigation in Federal and State courts.

From 1983 through 1984, Mr. Chilton was Vice President and General Counsel of Polaris Aircraft Leasing, then one of the largest lessors of aircraft in the world and thereafter a subsidiary of GE Capital. At Polaris, Mr. Chilton was responsible for negotiating and documenting syndicated aircraft transactions and handling general corporate matters. From 1976 through 1983, Mr. Chilton was Corporate Counsel for Greyhound Leasing & Financial Corporation. He negotiated and documented financial transactions, including leveraged leases, single investor leases, conditional sales contracts, sale and leasebacks and personal and real property loans throughout the world. Mr. Chilton became recognized in crossborder financial transactions and lectured and published on financing in ASEAN countries. Additional responsibilities included advising the other corporate officers regarding the legal aspects of operations and expansions, federal and state legislation, formation of new corporations and joint ventures, as well as managing litigation, processing bankruptcies and developing and implementing "work-outs" for customers in financial or operating difficulties. From 1971 through 1976, Mr. Chilton was an attorney in the Law Department of The Greyhound Corporation.

Since 1984, Mr. Chilton has been in private practice.

State Bar of Arizona
State Bar of California (Inactive)
Federal District Courts (Arizona and California)
United States Court of Federal Claims
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Supreme Court
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