Notable Cases

Notable Published Cases

In re Healthcentral.com, 504 F.3d 775, 791 (9th Cir. 2007)

On behalf of defendant in preference action under Bankruptcy Code Section 547, successfully overturned summary judgment on appeal.

In re Calpine Corp., 363 B.R. 709 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2007)

Represented official committee of unsecured creditors in this significant New York bankruptcy case.

Davis v. Yageo Corp., 481 F.3d 661 (9th Cir. 2007)

Prevailed on behalf of debtor in adversary proceeding before bankruptcy court and successfully defended ruling on appeal.

Notable Unpublished Cases

In re Mortgage Fund '08 LLC, No. AP 12-4099 RLE, 2013 WL 4475487 (Bankr. N.D. Cal. Aug. 14, 2013)

Prevailed in action to recover fraudulent transfers conducted by alleged perpetrators of Ponzi scheme pursuant to California Civil Code Section 3439.04.

In re Schikore, No. 12-10331, 2012 WL 3838167 (Bankr. N.D. Cal. Sept. 4, 2012)

Prevailed in motion to dismiss complaint by creditor seeking to render debt nondischargeable under Bankruptcy Code Sections 523(a)(2) (fraud), 523(a)(4) (trust related debts) and 523(a)(6) (willful and malicious injury).

In re All. Fin. Capital Holdings, Inc., No. 07-30030 TEC 7, 2008 WL 294974 (Bankr. N.D. Cal. Jan. 31, 2008)

Prevailed in opposing creditor's motion to set aside prior successful dismissal of involuntary bankruptcy proceeding.

In re Pasian, No. 94-31563 TEC, 2010 WL 2228482 (Bankr. N.D. Cal. June 2, 2010)

Prevailed in opposing plaintiff's motion for summary judgment and transferring action from bankruptcy court to state court.

In re Bay Voltex Corp., 371 F. App'x 820 (9th Cir. 2010)

Successfully obtained award of sanctions against counsel for debtor and successfully defended award on appeal.

Save Al-Huda Sch. Found. v. Islamic Soc'y of San Francisco, No. C-09-05665-MHP, 2011 WL 672658 (N.D. Cal. Feb. 16, 2011)

On behalf of mosque reorganizing in chapter 11 bankruptcy, prevailed in defending action to enjoin sale of school facilities and successfully defended ruling on appeal.

In re Shields, No. 06-22377-C-7, 2010 WL 4813585 (E.D. Cal. Nov. 19, 2010)

On behalf of defendant in trustee's action based upon interference with prospective economic advantage, succeeded in overturning majority of judgment for damages on appeal.