Jeffrey H. Davidson

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Biography

Mr. Davidson has a national practice in bankruptcy reorganizations and out-of-court restructurings. He has frequently served as lead counsel representing both public and private business entities in a variety of industries. In addition, Mr. Davidson commonly represents hedge funds and other significant holders of securities in connection with complex chapter 11 reorganizations and workouts, and has handled many insolvency-related sales and acquisitions.

He is a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, where he is a member of its Board of Regents, its Nominating Committee, chair of its Ninth Circuit Council, and immediate past chair of its Ninth Circuit Educational Programs Committee. Mr. Davidson was named a Lawyer of the Year for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law in the 20th edition of Best Lawyers in America and for Litigation - Bankruptcy in the 21st edition. He has been listed by the Best Lawyers in America every year since 2001; by Chambers USA in the practice area of Bankruptcy / Restructuring; by Southern California Superlawyers in the practice area of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights every year since 2004; and by Who's Who in America; and Who's Who in American Law.

Mr. Davidson has published and lectured on a variety of bankruptcy-related topics. For several years he has presented annual bankruptcy update programs for the Financial Lawyers Conference, for the Bankruptcy Section of the New Mexico State Bar, and previously for the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California. He has also presented various educational programs for ALI-ABA, ALI CLE, Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors, California Continuing Education of the Bar, Renaissance American Management, Beard Group and Turnaround Management Association.

Mr. Davidson received his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School and his B.A., cum laude, from Harvard College, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He is admitted to practice in California and resident in our Los Angeles office.

News

•Twenty-One PSZJ Attorneys Named 2019 Southern California “Super Lawyers”
January 30, 2019
•PSZJ Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers in America
August 15, 2018
•Prestigious Chambers Guides Again Rank PSZJ Among the Best Law Firms
May 7, 2018
•Twenty PSZJ Attorneys Named 2018 Southern California “Super Lawyers”
January 31, 2018
•Thirty-Five PSZJ Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America
August 15, 2017
•Prestigious Chambers Guides Again Rank PSZJ Among the Best Law Firms
June 8, 2017
•Eighteen PSZJ Attorneys Named 2017 Southern California “Super Lawyers”
January 25, 2017
•Nineteen PSZJ Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America
August 2016
•Ninth Circuit Holds That Appeal From Unstayed Order Confirming Plan Over Secured Creditor's Objection Is Not Equitably Moot
April 15, 2016
•Seventeen PSZJ Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America
August 17, 2015
•Authoritative Chambers Guides Again Rank PSZJ Among the Best
May 19, 2015
•Thirteen PSZJ Attorneys Selected as Southern California Super Lawyers
Los Angeles magazine, February 2015
•Thirteen PSZJ Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America
August 2014
•Nationally Prominent Stutman Lawyers Join Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones
April 23, 2014

Programs and Lectures

ALI-ABA, ALI CLE, Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors, New Mexico State Bar, State Bar of California, California Continuing Education of the Bar, Financial Lawyers Conference, Renaissance American Management, Beard Group, Turnaround Management Association

Events

•Financial Lawyers Conference Annual Bankruptcy Update 2019
Financial Lawyers Conference
Los Angeles, June 13, 2019
•Annual Bankruptcy Update 2018
Financial Lawyers Conference
Los Angeles, June 7, 2018
•33rd Annual Bankruptcy Year in Review
New Mexico State Bar Bankruptcy Section
Albuquerue, March 8, 2018
•Annual Bankruptcy Update
Financial Lawyers Conference
Los Angeles, June 8, 2017
•Jeffrey Davidson to Speak at American Law Institute CLE Program, “Commercial Lending Today 2017”
San Francisco, April 20-21, 2017
•32nd Annual Bankruptcy Year in Review
New Mexico State Bar Bankruptcy Section
Albuquerue, March 3, 2017
•Bankruptcy Update
Financial Lawyers Conference
Los Angeles, June 2, 2016
•Annual National Review
31st Annual Bankruptcy Year in Review
Albuquerque, NM, March 4, 2016
•Playing for Profit: The Bondholder’s Playbook
23rd Annual American Bankruptcy Institute Southwest Bankruptcy Conference
Las Vegas, September 11, 2015
•Nobody's Perfect: Issues With Security Interests in Bankruptcy
Beverly Hills Bar Association Bankruptcy Law Section
Beverly Hills, September 19, 2014
•Bankruptcy Update
Financial Lawyers Conference/Los Angeles County Bar Association
Los Angeles, June 5, 2014
•Protecting Your Secured Claim in Bankruptcy and Other Insolvency Proceedings: Formulating Restructing Strategies and Defending Against Avoidance Action and Other Attacks
Commercial Lending Today 2014
Chicago, May 2, 2014

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Investors in Distressed Debt

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
424-281-0553  Phone
310.277.6910  Phone
www.pszjlaw.com/attorneys-jeffrey-h-davidson.html
University Attended:
Harvard University, B.A., cum laude, 1973
Law School Attended:
Harvard University, J.D., cum laude, 1976
Year of First Admission:
1977
Admission:
US District Court Northern California; US Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit; US District Court Eastern California; US Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit; US District Court Central California; US District Court Southern California; 1977, California
Memberships:

Professional Affiliations

•fellow, American College of Bankruptcy
•Member, American College of Bankruptcy Board of Regents
•Chair, American College of Bankruptcy Ninth Circuit Council
•Member, American College of Bankruptcy Nominating Committee
•Past chair, American College of Bankruptcy Ninth Circuit Educational Programs Committee
•Past president & board of governors member, Financial Lawyers Conference
•Treasurer, State Bar of California Business Law Section Executive Committee
•Chair, State Bar of California Business Law Section Uniform Commercial Code Committee
•Chair, Los Angeles County Bar Association Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section Executive Committee
•Member, American Bar Association Business Law Section Business Bankruptcy Committee
•Member, American Bar Association Business Law Section UCC Committee
•Member, American Bankruptcy Institute Business Reorganization Committee
•Member, American Bankruptcy Institute Healthcare Committee
•Member, American Bankruptcy Institute Uniform Commercial Code Committee

Reported Cases:
Representations: Chapter 11 debtors: Barry's Jewelers, Castle Entertainment, Mariner Post-Acute Network. Lamont's Apparel, La Vida Llena, Century City Doctors Hospital; Workout: Southmark California; Debtholders in chapter 11 cases: Calpine, CIT Group, Delphi Corporation, Lehman Brothers, Scotia Pacific, Delta Airlines, Residential Capital, Refco, MF Global, TOUSA, Illuminations; Franchisor: Merle Norman Cosmetics
ISLN:
908004957

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0
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Los Angeles, California

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