Mr. Gubner is a managing director and portfolio manager in the Newport Beach office, focused on private and public debt opportunities within the firm's special situation/distressed debt strategies. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2010, he was co-founder and co-portfolio manager of ALJ Capital Management's distressed credit strategy platform. Previously, he was a distressed high yield research analyst at Imperial Capital. Mr. Gubner began his career as an attorney and worked in the insolvency practices of Arter & Hadden and Stroock & Stroock & Lavan. He has 22 years of investment experience and an additional seven years of legal experience working with distressed debt. He holds a J.D. from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.