Terrence V. Ponsford: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Terrence V. Ponsford

Of Counsel
San Francisco,  CA  U.S.A.

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  • Bankruptcy and Restructuring
    University University of Denver, B.A., 1962
    Law SchoolUniversity of Texas, J.D., 1965
    Admitted1965, Texas; 1969, California


    •Member, Northern California Bankruptcy Forum

    •Member, American Bankruptcy Institute

    •Member, Turnaround Managers Association

    •Chairman, Creditors' Rights Committee of the United States Law Firm Group


    Terrence V. Ponsford is Of Counsel in the Bankruptcy & Workout/Banking & Finance Department in the firm's San Francisco office.

    Areas of Practice

    Mr. Ponsford initially started his career as a trial lawyer. For approximately twenty-five years, he has practiced in the creditors' rights area representing, creditors, creditors' committees and debtors. He represented the FDIC as Receiver of United States National Bank in San Diego, California, between 1973 and 1983. Upon his return to San Francisco, he continued to practice in the bankruptcy and workout area. He has represented clients in all areas of insolvency and bankruptcy litigation.

    Additionally, Mr. Ponsford has worked extensively with clients in troubled real estate and commercial ventures, representing both purchasers and sellers of distressed property, banks and borrowers in workout situations, and generally giving advice to distressed entities. He has taught extensively regarding California secured real property law.


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    Office Information

    Terrence V. Ponsford

    Seventeenth Floor, Four Embarcadero Center
    San FranciscoCA 94111


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