• Rutgers University (B.A. 1977)
  • University of California School of Law, Los Angeles (J.D. 1981)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • 1981, California


  • Judicial law clerk, Judge Martin Pense (D. Hawaii 1981-82)

Robert B. Orgel

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Los Angeles
Tel: 310.277.6910

Mr. Orgel has had lead responsibility in chapter 11 cases representing public and private companies, creditors' committees, and trustees. Mr. Orgel also frequently consults with companies doing business with troubled businesses in and out of bankruptcy. Mr. Orgel is a graduate of Rutgers College and received his J.D. from UCLA. Mr. Orgel has been a periodic lecturer on bankruptcy issues. 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 2005 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 has been named in Best Lawyers in America every year since 2010 for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law. Mr. Orgel is admitted to practice in California, and is  resident in our Los Angeles office.


Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute and Advisory Board, ABI Annual West Coast Conference (2004 - 2010)
  • Member, American Bar Association and Chair, ABA Task Force on Health Care-Related Bankruptcy Issues (1995-98)
  • Member, State Bar of California and Business Law Section Franchise Law Committee (1992-94)



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