Eric D. Goldberg is a shareholder in the firm's Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy Department.
For more than 20 years, Mr. Goldberg has been involved in all aspects of the insolvency process, from single-asset real estate cases to the restructuring of multibillion dollar public companies. He is known as an aggressive advocate and a practical problem solver who knows how and when to make a deal.
Mr. Goldberg represents debtors, committees, bondholders, hedge funds and buyers of distressed assets, both in- and out-of-court. His practice has an emphasis in complex bankruptcy-related litigation, including contested confirmations, termination of collective bargaining agreements and high-stakes fraudulent transfer claims.
Mr. Goldberg has been involved in bankruptcy cases all over the United States, including those of Tower Automotive, Enron, Loral, Hawaiian Airlines, Mariner Health Group and Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts. Some of his representative clients include: CapitalSource Finance, DDJ Capital, DFJ Venture Capital, Falcon Industries, Leucadia National Corp., Ranch Capital, Sirius Satellite Radio, Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts (equity committee), and Southern California Edison.
Mr. Goldberg is a frequent speaker on bankruptcy-related topics. He has made presentations to the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Strategic Research Institute, the Association for Corporate Growth and the Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum, among others, on topics including asset acquisitions in chapter 11, claims litigation, and the chapter 11 plan process. Mr. Goldberg is listed in Best Lawyers in America , and was named by Los Angeles Magazine as a Rising Star in its SuperLawyers issue.
•Best Lawyers in America: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Los Angeles 2005 - 2015
•Best Lawyers in America: Litigation - Bankruptcy, Los Angeles 2005 - 2015
•Southern California Super Lawyers, 2010-2015 for Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
•Los Angeles Magazine, Rising Star in SuperLawyers Issue
•AV/Preeminent Attorney as rated by Martindale-Hubbell, 5.0 out of 5.0
In the News
Twelve Gordon Silver Lawyers Listed in Best Lawyers Business Edition, Winter 2014
Twelve Gordon Silver lawyers were listed in the Best Lawyers Business Edition, Winter 2014. They include: Christine Bricker, John Desmond, Michael Feder, Thomas Fell, Gregory Garman, Eric Goldberg, Gerald Gordon, Brigid Higgins, Eve Karasik, and William Noall.
Posted on: Jan 27th, 2015 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Best Lawyers Business Edition, Winter 2014
Eric D. Goldberg and Eve H. Karasik Of Gordon Silver Selected As Super Lawyers In 2015 Southern California Super Lawyers
Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that Eric D. Goldberg and Eve H. Karasik have been selected as 2015 Southern California Super Lawyers .
Posted on: Jan 21st, 2015 Posted In: Press Releases Source:
Sixteen Gordon Silver Attorneys Named as 2015 Best Lawyers
Sixteen attorneys at Gordon Silver were recently selected as “Best Lawyers” in the 2015 Best Lawyers in America . Attorneys were selected in various practice areas based on high peer reviews.
Posted on: Aug 19th, 2014 Posted In: Press Releases Source:
Gordon Silver Hires Super Lawyers
Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that three recent additions to the firm were named Super Lawyers in 2014.
Posted on: Jul 22nd, 2014 Posted In: Press Releases Source:
Goldberg, Karasik and Salerno Noted in Troubled Company Reporter
The Troubled Company Reporter covered Gordon Silver's announcement that three highly regarded bankruptcy and restructuring partners are joining the firm. Eric D. Goldberg, Eve H. Karasik, and Thomas J. Salerno, will be joining our firm as shareholders and members of the firm's Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy practice group.
Posted on: Jun 19th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Troubled Company Reporter
Goldberg and Karasik Noted in Wall Street Journal's Bankruptcy Beat
Eric D. Goldberg and Eve H. Karasik have joined law firm Gordon Silver and are opening the firm's first office in California.
Posted on: Jun 10th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Wall Street Journal Bankruptcy Beat
Goldberg, Karasik and Salerno Join Gordon Silver
Gordon Silver adds three highly regarded bankruptcy and restructuring partners to the firm. Eric D. Goldberg and Eve H. Karasik have joined as shareholders in the Los Angeles office. Goldberg and Karasik are nationally known for their work on prominent bankruptcies. Thomas J. Salerno has joined our firm as a shareholder and administrative partner in charge of our Phoenix office. Salerno has represented parties in insolvency proceedings in 30 states and five countries.
Posted on: May 11th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: VegasInc
Thomas Salerno Quoted in Am Law Daily
Thomas J. Salerno quoted in Am Law Daily / American Lawyer Media regarding why he left Squire Sanders to move to Gordon Silver.
Posted on: May 09th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: American Lawyer Magazine - Am Law Daily
Gordon Silver Launches in L.A. with Two Laterals
Las Vegas law firm Gordon Silver has jumped into Los Angeles with the help of two bankruptcy and restructuring shareholders from now-defunct Stutman Treister & Glatt. Eric Goldberg and Eve H. Karasik will anchor the firm's fifth outpost nationwide, along with former Stutman associate Danielle A. Pham. The office will start with a bankruptcy and restructuring practice but will expand into new areas, including entertainment and intellectual property law.
Posted on: May 06th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Daily Journal
Gordon Silver Heads Out California Way
Las Vegas law firm Gordon Silver is dipping a toe into the Los Angeles market with the help of two bankruptcy and restructuring specialists from Stutman Treister & Glatt, the longtime L.A. bankruptcy boutique that is shutting its doors this week.
Posted on: Apr 30th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Daily Journal
•Official Equity Committee in 3DFX Interactive, Inc.
•Leucadia National Corp. in its acquisition of ATX/Corecomm Communications through chapter 11, as well as its 'stalking horse' bid for VarTec Telecom
•Falcon Industries in its successful Chapter 11 debtor litigation with the PBGC to terminate its pension plan
•Sirius Satellite Radio in its out of court restructuring
•Edwards Theatres, Inc. and its affiliates in their chapter 11 reorganization
•Southern California Edison in its out of court restructuring