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Education

  • University of Michigan (A.B. with high distinction 1982)
  • University of California at Los Angeles (J.D. 1987)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • California, 1987

Clerkships

  • Law clerk, Judge William J. Rea (C.D. Cal. 1987-89)
  • Judicial extern, Judge William Matthew Byrne, Jr. (C.D. Cal. 1986)

Harry Hochman

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Los Angeles
Tel: 310.277.6910

Mr. Hochman is experienced in both litigation and bankruptcy practice. He handles business litigation and appeals in federal and state courts, and has represented committees, debtors, trustees, and creditors in bankruptcy cases. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan and received his law degree from the UCLA School of Law, where he was editor-in-chief of the UCLA Pacific Basin Law Journal. He served as a federal law clerk to the Honorable William J. Rea and as a judicial extern to the Honorable Wm. Matthew Byrne, Jr. Mr. Hochman has taught as an adjunct professor of legal writing and advocacy at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law. He has been named by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Lawyers in America" as being among the top bankruptcy attorneys in the country, and holds an AV Preeminent Peer Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest recognition for ethical standards and legal ability. Mr. Hochman is admitted to practice in California and is a resident in our Los Angeles office.

Representations

  • National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees as amicus curiae in USACM Liquidating Trust v. Deloitte & Touche (9th Circuit); Bondi (extraordinary commissioner of Parmalat Finanziaria S.p.A.) v. Citigroup (Parmalat) (NJ Supreme Court); Peterson (chapter 7 trustee for Lancelot Investors Fund) v. McGladrey (7th Circuit); and Kirschner (trustee of the Refco Litigation Trust) v. KPMG (NY Court of Appeals)

Reported Cases

In re Future Media Productions, Inc., 530 F.3d 1178 (9th Cir. 2008)

In re GC Companies, Inc., 298 B.R. 226 (D. Del. 2003)

In re General Teamsters, Warehousemen and Helpers Union, Local 890, 265 F.3d 869 (9th Cir. 2001)

In re DAK Industries, Inc., 66 F.3d 1091 (9th Cir. 1995)

In re Gordon, 988 F.2d 1000 (9th Cir. 1993)

Publications