Steven B. Sacks: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Steven B. Sacks


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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Financial Institutions Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Financial Services
  • Professional Liability
  • Bankruptcy and Restructuring
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Finance
University University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A., with honors, 1975
Law SchoolUniversity of California, Davis, J.D., 1980 Order of the Coif
Admitted1981, California; 1981, Alaska


•Member (2005-2008), State Bar Litigation Section Executive Committee and Committee on Jury Instructions

•Member, Turnaround Management Association

•Member, American Bankruptcy Institute

•Member, Board of Directors, TechSoup Global (1996-2011, and President, 1998-2001)


Steven Sacks is a partner in both the Business Trial and the Finance and Bankruptcy Practice Groups in the firm's San Francisco office. His areas of emphasis are bankruptcy, commercial litigation and creditors' rights.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Sacks has jury trial and appellate experience in areas such as officer and director liability, creditors' rights, insurance, and contract disputes. In addition, Mr. Sacks has also resolved many cases through arbitration and mediation proceedings.

In business bankruptcy cases, Mr. Sacks has represented debtors, creditors' committees, Chapter 11 trustees, secured creditors, lessors and trade creditors.

Mr. Sacks represents lenders in connection with loan workouts, restructurings, foreclosures, appointment of receivers and bankruptcies.

He also represents defendants in avoidance action litigation in bankruptcy courts in the Northern District of California and elsewhere and trustees, directors and officers in litigation arising from company failures.


•Northern California Super Lawyers, San Francisco Magazine, 2010-2013


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Steven B. Sacks

Seventeenth Floor, Four Embarcadero Center
San FranciscoCA 94111


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