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Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

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What the team is known for

Boasts a proven track record in Chapter 11 cases, representing creditors as well as creditors' committees, with clients including major financial institutions. Also regularly engaged in debtor-side representation, guiding companies through complex restructurings and litigation. Draws on the firm's full-service platform to support clients in insolvency-related issues involving ERISA, intellectual property and tax, among others. Additionally offers able counsel to Chapter 7 trustees.

Work highlights

Advised Professional Financial Investors and its affiliate on its bankruptcy case which involves approximately $500 million in real estate assets.

Notable practitioners

Jennifer Nassiri offers significant experience in a wide range of bankruptcy matters, including Chapter 11 proceedings. She counts debtors and lenders among her clients.
"She is a talented and smart lawyer."

Ori Katz acts for a range of clients on bankruptcy matters, including Chapter 11 proceedings and asset purchases.
"I think highly of him; he is a smart and creative lawyer." "He is very practical and collegial. He really understands how to prioritize issues and how to pick his battles."

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Overview

The Bankruptcy/Restructuring practice of Sheppard Mullin has been a key element of the firm's practice since its founding.  We have the resources to respond to the time sensitivity of financial crises and the depth to provide whatever size team is required.  And, as part of a large, broad-based commercial law firm, we are able to draw on all of the resources necessary to solve the multidisciplinary problems presented by U.S. and cross-border business insolvencies, including ERISA, FCC, FDA, intellectual property, labor, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, securities and tax.

We represent our clients in all types of regional, national and cross-border insolvency matters, ranging in size and complexity from out of court loan workouts and financial restructurings to bankruptcy proceedings in multiple jurisdictions, creditors' rights litigation and distressed acquisitions. Our clients span a wide ranging spectrum, including secured lenders, debtors, bank groups, ad hoc and official creditors' committees, indenture trustees, loan servicers, equity holders, real property and equipment lessors, bankruptcy trustees and buyers.

Members

Katz, Ori (Head of Department)

Malo, Aaron

Marum, J. Barrett

Nassiri, Jennifer L

Clients

Aiello & Sons, LLC and Uesugi Farms

Comerica Bank

Essex Property Corporation

Prime-Line Products

Silicon Valley Bank

U.S. Bank

Union Bank

Wells Fargo Bank

Industries

Aerospace & Defense

Banks

Construction & Materials

Energy

Food and Beverage

Government

Healthcare

Hospitality

Media and Entertainment

Real Estate

Technology

Transportation

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

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Location

333 South Hope Street

Forty-Third Floor

Los Angeles

California

USA

CA 90071

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California

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


Jennifer L Nassiri
Band 4
Ori Katz
Band 3