Prentice L. O'Leary: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Prentice L. O'Leary

Of Counsel
Los Angeles,  CA  U.S.A.

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy and Restructuring
  • Financial Services
  • Finance
University University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., with honors, 1965
Law SchoolUniversity of California, Los Angeles, J.D., 1968 Order of the Coif
Admitted1969, California

Prentice O'Leary is a member of the Finance and Bankruptcy Practice Group in the firm's Los Angeles office where he has been a partner since 1975 (retired as of 2005, but is available as a consultant).

Areas of Practice

Mr. O'Leary specializes in commercial law and bankruptcy. He has done extensive work in loan documentation, as well as litigation in bankruptcy and state courts. Mr. O'Leary has represented trustees, secured and unsecured creditors, creditors' committees, landlords, indenture trustees, and debtors.


•Chambers USA

•Best Lawyers in America, California, Bankruptcy

•Fellow, American College of Bankruptcy Professionals

•While attending UCLA, Mr. O'Leary won the AAWU (predecessor to PAC-10)

•Student Athlete Award, 1964-1965 ‡


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Office Information

Prentice L. O'Leary

Forty-Third Floor, 333 South Hope Street
Los AngelesCA 90071-1448


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