• University of California at Los Angeles (B.A. 1988; Dean's List and Departmental Honors)
  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (J.D. 1991; Loyola Entertainment Law Journal; Scott Moot Court Honors; Dean's Service Award Winner)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • 1991, California


  • Law clerk, Judge David N. Naugle (Bankr. C.D. Cal.)
  • Extern to the Honorable Arthur L. Alarcon, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (1989)

Jason S. Pomerantz

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Los Angeles
Tel: 310.277.6910

Mr. Pomerantz has substantial experience representing debtors, unsecured creditors, secured creditors, trustees, and creditors' committees in chapter 11 reorganization cases, chapter 7 cases, and in related litigation in both state and federal court. Mr. Pomerantz also has an active creditors' committee practice, having represented the creditors' committees in Glazed Investments (Krispy Kreme), Commissary Operations, Tom's Foods, Empire Beef and Souper Salad. Mr. Pomerantz's practice is generally focused on middle-market companies with annual revenues ranging from $25 - $300 million. 

Since 1998, Mr. Pomerantz has mediated cases for the United States Bankruptcy Court in the Los Angeles Division and throughout the Central District through the Bankruptcy Mediation Program. He completed Advanced Mediation Training at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at the Pepperdine University School of Law. In late 2014, the United States Bankruptcy Court (Central District) recognized Mr. Pomerantz for settling "the most number of mediation conferences in the Los Angeles Division and the Central District, and (being) the most chosen mediator in the Los Angeles Division as well as the Central District" during the 2013-2014 term.

Mr. Pomerantz frequently speaks and writes for various national credit and restructuring associations, including Credit Research Foundation, National Food Service Distributors, the Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors (AIRA), the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations, and the National RV & Manufactured Housing Group. Mr. Pomerantz is a graduate of UCLA and received his J.D. from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. He has been named a Southern California "Super Lawyer" from 2016-2018, an honor bestowed on only 5% of attorneys in the Southern California region. He was selected for inclusion in the 2018 and 2019 editions of Best Lawyers in America for his work in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation - Bankruptcy. Mr. Pomerantz is admitted to practice in California, and is resident in our Los Angeles office.

Professional Affiliations

  • Credit Research Foundation, National Association of Credit Management (NACM)(Foodservice Group, Nursing Home Group, Transportation Revenue Management Group), Credit Managers Ass'n (CMA)
  • Mediator, United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California - Certified mediator with expertise in both facilitative and evaluative mediation of complex disputes.

Programs and Lectures

The Future of Retail: How Rapid Changes in the Retail Economy Are Affecting Creditor Strategies (2017)

Recognizing a Fraudulent Transfer or a Breach of Fiduciary Duty and Recovering Your Money (2017)

Current Insolvency Issues for Finance and Credit Professionals (2016) Best Practices for Avoiding Preference Suits (2016)

Effective Mediation, Preparation, Styles, and Mediators: Getting to 9019 (2014)

Strategies for Working With Your Customer in Chapter 11 (2009)

Turning Lemons into Lemonade: Asking Difficult Client Questions Without Losing the Sale (2000)

Financial Due Diligence: Effectively Evaluating Prospective Clients and Monitoring Existing Clients (2000)

Demystifying Client Bankruptcy and Its Effect on PEOs (1999)



  • "Some Revisions to the Bankruptcy Code Offer PEOs Leverage in the Bankruptcy Process," PEO Insider (Nov. 2005)
  • "Bankruptcy Notices: Not Just Junk Mail," PEO Insider (2000)
  • "Keeping the Lid on Pandora’s Box: Terminate the Client Service Agreement Before the Client Files Bankruptcy," PEO Insider (2000)
  • "Have Courts Intruded on First Amendment Guarantees in Their Zeal to Ensure That Crime Does Not Pay?," Loyola Entertainment Law Journal (1991)


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