Richard W. Brunette, Jr.: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Richard W. Brunette, Jr.


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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy and Restructuring
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Finance
  • Debtor in Possession Financing
  • Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Financial Institutions Litigation
  • International Arbitration
  • Real Estate
  • Land Use
  • and Environmental
  • Agribusiness
  • Food Processing and Distribution
  • Financial Services
University University of Wisconsin, B.A., summa cum laude, 1974
Law SchoolDuke University School of Law, J.D., 1978 Order of the Coif, Articles Editor, Duke Law Journal, 1977-78
Admitted1978, California


•Member of ABA task force on revisions to the Uniform Commercial Code

•Former Chair, Sheppard Mullin's Executive Committee, 1998-2001

•Former Chair, ABA Subcommittee on Agri-Business and Agricultural Financing


Mr. Brunette is a partner in the Finance and Bankruptcy Practice Group in the Los Angeles office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP.

Areas of Practice

He specializes in creditor rights, commercial litigation and business bankruptcy. Mr. Brunette has extensive experience in creditors rights litigation and appellate work. He has broad experience representing creditors in business and real estate workouts involving various industries, including commercial and industrial real estate, hospitality, technology companies, retailing and agribusiness. He lectures frequently on commercial law and bankruptcy issues, including presentations to the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) and the International Insolvency Institute.


•Best Lawyer in America, Best Lawyers, 2007-2014

•Southern California Super Lawyer, 2008-2014


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Richard W. Brunette, Jr.

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


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