• Rice University (B.A. magna cum laude 1999)
  • London School of Economics and Political Science (1997-98)
  • Harvard University (M.P.A. 2004)
  • New York University School of Law (J.D. 2004)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Texas, 2004
  • California, 2006


  • W. Royal Furgeson (W.D. Texas 2004-05)

Teddy M. Kapur

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Los Angeles
Tel: 310.277.6910

Teddy M. Kapur is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP, the nation’s leading corporate restructuring boutique. He represents debtors, creditors’ committees, trustees, assignees, and asset purchasers in chapter 11 corporate bankruptcies, assignments for the benefit of creditors, and other out-of-court restructurings.

Mr. Kapur’s professional achievements are widely recognized by leading publications. Most recently, he was named to The Lawdragon's list of the 500 Leading Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers. For nearly a decade, Thomson Reuters has selected Mr. Kapur as a “Super Lawyer,” and the same publication recognized Mr. Kapur as a "Top 100: Southern California Super Lawyer.”

Since 2018, Mr. Kapur has been listed in Best Lawyers in America. The Los Angeles Business Journal has included Mr. Kapur in its list of "Leaders of Influence: Thriving in Their 40s," as well as in its list of the LA region's “Most Influential Minority Lawyers.”  

Earlier in his career, Mr. Kapur received a number of “Top 40 Under 40” awards from the Daily Journal, The Recorder, The M&A Advisor, and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.

Mr. Kapur has played an integral role in cases that have been awarded “Restructuring Deal of the Year” and “Reorganization of the Year Award” by The M&A Advisor, and “Mid-Size Company Turnaround of the Year” by the Turnaround Management Association. 

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Kapur was a vice president at AIG SunAmerica Affordable Housing Partners, then one of the nation’s largest investors in affordable multifamily housing. He also worked as an analyst in the investment banking division of Merrill Lynch & Co.

Mr. Kapur earned his J.D. from New York University School of Law, where he was an articles & notes editor for the NYU School of Law Journal of Legislation and Public Policy. He earned his Master in Public Administration from Harvard University, and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Rice University. Mr. Kapur also studied abroad for one year at the London School of Economics and Political Science.  

Mr. Kapur is admitted to practice in California and Texas.

Professional Affiliations

  • Imagine LA, Chair of Board of Directors (2018 – 2022); Board of Directors (2015 – 2022)
  • Los Angeles City College, Teacher (2017-2022)
  • South Asian Network, Board of Directors (2018 – 2022)
  • Anti-Defamation League, Los Angeles Regional Board Member (2019 – 2022)
  • International Insolvency Institute, NextGen Executive Committee (2018)
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, Education Committee (2016 – 2017)
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Co-Chair of Bankruptcy Restructuring and Creditors'/Debtors' Rights Committee (2014 – 2016)
  • South Asian Bar Association of Southern California, President (2012 – 2013)



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