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
· American College of Bankruptcy Professionals (Fellow)
· While attending UCLA, Mr. O'Leary won the AAWU (predecessor to PAC-10)
· Student Athlete Award, 1964-1965
· Member, American College of Bankruptcy 9th Circuit Admissions Committee and Pro Bono Committee
· Member, Business Bankruptcy Committee of the American Bar Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute
· Board of Directors, Legal Aid Foundation, 1987-1994 and 2000-2006
· Board of Directors, Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum, 1988-1990
· Chair, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1985-1986
· Vice-Chair, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1984-1985
· Chair, Bankruptcy Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1983-1984
· Vice-President, Professional Associations, UCLA Alumni Association, 1982-1984
· Board of Directors and President, UCLA Law Alumni, 1979
· FCC Licenses and Insolvency, March 19, 1999
· Mr. O'Leary is a frequent lecturer on various bankruptcy and commercial law topics.