• Oxford University (B.A., first class honors, Jurisprudence, 1979; B.C.L., first class honors, Law, 1980)
  • Harvard University (LL.M. 1981)
  • David Blank Open Scholarship in Jurisprudence, 1976-79; Frank Knox Fellowship, 1980-81

Bar and Court Admissions

  • 1982, California

Jeremy V. Richards

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Los Angeles
Tel: 310.277.6910

Mr. Richards has extensive experience representing the major constituencies in bankruptcies, out-of-court workouts, and related litigation, with an emphasis on debtor and creditors' committee representations in large, complex reorganizations. He has written and lectured extensively on insolvency and insolvency-related issues, and has served as director and program committee chair for the Turnaround Management Association Southern California chapter. Mr. Richards mediates cases for the United States Bankruptcy Court of the Central District of California. He is a graduate of Oxford University (B.A. 1979; B.C.L. 1980) and was a Frank Knox Fellow at Harvard Law School (1980-81), where he received his LL.M. 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 2007 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 for both Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation - Bankruptcy. Mr. Richards is admitted to practice in California, and is a resident in our Los Angeles office.


Professional Affiliations

  • Mediator, United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California - Certified mediator with expertise in collaborative and facilitative mediation of complex disputes

Programs and Lectures

California Bankruptcy Forum (real estate bankruptcy issues); Turnaround Management Association (debtor-in-possession financing issues); Beverly Hills Bar Association (entertainment bankruptcy issues)


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