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Education

  • New York University (B.A. 1986)
  • New York University (J.D. 1989)
  • Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Coif

Bar and Court Admissions

  • 1989, California

Jeffrey N. Pomerantz

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Los Angeles
Tel: 310.277.6910

Mr. Pomerantz is a member of the firm's management committee, a co-chair of the firm's creditors' committee practice, and resident in the firm's Los Angeles office. Mr. Pomerantz is also the president of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the largest restructuring organization in the United States. His practice includes representing companies, creditors' committees, and private equity funds in complex financial restructurings and merger-and-acquisition transactions both in and out of court. Mr. Pomerantz has particular expertise in restructurings in the energy, manufacturing, restaurant and retail sectors. He also frequently represents private equity funds in asset- acquisition transactions. 

Mr. Pomerantz is a graduate of New York University (1986 Phi Beta Kappa), where he also received his J.D. (1989, Order of the Coif). He holds an AV Preeminent Peer Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest recognition for ethical standards and legal ability; has been named a "Super Lawyer" in the field of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights every year since 2009 in a peer survey conducted by Law & Politics and the publishers of Los Angeles magazine, an honor bestowed on only 5% of Southern California attorneys; and was selected by "Best Lawyers in America." Mr. Pomerantz has also been recognized as an outstanding lawyer by the preeminent publication Chambers USA every year since 2007.

Professional Affiliations

  • President, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Vice President-Education, American Bankruptcy Institute (2011-2013)
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute Executive Committee
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute Board of Directors
  • Co-chair, American Bankruptcy Institute Annual Southwest Bankruptcy Conference (2004-2011)
  • Co-chair, American Bankruptcy Institute Bankruptcy Battleground West (2002-2003)

Programs and Lectures

American Bankruptcy Institute; Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum; Financial Lawyers Conference; Turnaround Managers Association; International Conference of Shopping Centers

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Publications

  • “Committee’s Action Plan: Organizing Itself and Retaining Counsel,” in The Role of Creditors’ Committee in Chapter 11 Bankruptcies (Aspatore 2008)
  • "The Bare Necessities of Critical Vendor Motions -- It's a Jungle Out There," 13 Journal of Bankruptcy Law & Practice 73 (2004)

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