Jeremy V. Richards

Jeremy V. Richards: Attorney with Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP AV stamp icon
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Biography

Mr. Richards has extensive experience representing the major constituencies in bankruptcies, out-of-court workouts, and related litigation, with an emphasis on debtor and creditors' committee representations in large, complex reorganizations. He has written and lectured extensively on insolvency and insolvency-related issues, and has served as director and program committee chair for the Turnaround Management Association Southern California chapter. Mr. Richards mediates cases for the United States Bankruptcy Court of the Central District of California. He is a graduate of Oxford University (B.A. 1979; B.C.L. 1980) and was a Frank Knox fellow at Harvard Law School (1980-81), where he received his LL.M. He holds an AV Preeminent Peer Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest recognition for ethical standards and legal ability; has been named a Super Lawyer in the field of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights every year since 2007 in a peer survey conducted by Law & Politics and the publishers of Los Angeles magazine, an honor bestowed on only 5% of Southern California attorneys; and was selected by Best Lawyers in America for both Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation - Bankruptcy . Mr. Richards is admitted to practice in California, and is a 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
•Twenty PSZJ Attorneys Named 2018 Southern California “Super Lawyers”
January 31, 2018
•Jeremy Richards Named to United States Bankruptcy Court of the Central District of California's Mediation Panel
December 5, 2017
•Thirty-Five PSZJ Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America
August 15, 2017
•Eighteen PSZJ Attorneys Named 2017 Southern California “Super Lawyers”
January 25, 2017
•Nineteen PSZJ Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America
August 2016
•Seventeen PSZJ Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America
August 17, 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
•Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones: Five M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards
February 2014
•Ten Southern California Super Lawyers at Pachulski Stang
Los Angeles magazine, February 2014
•Eight Southern California Super Lawyers at Pachulski Stang
Los Angeles magazine, January 2013
•Eight Southern California Super Lawyers at Pachulski
Los Angeles Magazine, March 2008

Programs and Lectures

California Bankruptcy Forum (real estate bankruptcy issues); Turnaround Management Association (debtor-in-possession financing issues); Beverly Hills Bar Association (entertainment bankruptcy issues)

Events

•The Secured Creditor's Right to Credit Bid Under The Bankruptcy Code:Trusty Shield, Fickle Sword
Beverly Hills, October 2, 2014
•The New Rules of the Road in Commercial Real Estate Cases
California Bankruptcy Forum 22nd Annual Insolvency Conference
Monterey CA, May 21, 2010
•Entertainment Bankruptcies and Secured Transactions: From the Basics to the Latest Developments
Beverly Hills Bar Association, available at West's LegalEdcenter
2009

at Harvard Law School (1980-81), where he received his LL.M. He holds an AV Preeminent Peer Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest recognition for ethical standards and legal ability,and has been named a "Super Lawyer" in the field of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights every year since 2007 in a peer survey conducted by Law & Politics and the publishers of Los Angeles magazine, an honor bestowed on only 5% of Southern California attorneys. Mr. Richards is admitted to practice in California, and is a resident in our Los Angeles office.

Representations

• Chapter 11 debtors: Woodside Homes (formerly one of the nation's largest privately owned homebuilders); People's Choice Home Loan (formerly a major national subprime lender and loan originator); Thorpe Insulation Company (formerly one of the largest California-based installers and distributors of insulation products); Peregrine Systems (major softward developer/distributor); Murray, Inc. (paper products); Precision Specialty Metals

• Creditors' committees: AMC Entertainment; Qintex Entertainment; Weintraub Entertainment; Leisure Technology; First Capital Holdings; Loews Cineplex

• Bondholder & equity committees: Barry's Jewelers; Sun World

• Trustees: Georges Marciano (Guess Jeans cofounder); Triad America Corporation; Oppenheimer Industries

• Examiners: Metropolitan Mortgage (real estate investment and finance entity); DVI, Inc. (equipment financer)

• Secured creditors in Meruelo Maddux Properties

• Provides regular insolvency advice to a major Hollywood studio and other significant entertainment industry participants

• Lead insolvency counsel to a national homebuilder in the successful out-of-court restructure of more than $400M of debt

Professional Affiliations

• Member, Board of Trustees, The Buckley School, Sherman Oaks, California

Programs and Lectures

California Bankruptcy Forum (real estate bankruptcy issues); Turnaround Management Association (debtor-in-possession financing issues); Beverly Hills Bar Association (entertainment bankruptcy issues)

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Bankruptcy

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
424-281-0553  Phone
310.277.6910  Phone
www.pszjlaw.com
University Attended:
Oxford University, B.A., first class honors, Jurisprudence, 1979
Law School Attended:
Oxford University, B.C.L., first class honors, Law, 1980; Harvard University, LL.M., David Blank Open Scholarship in Jurisprudence, 1976-1979, Frank Knox Fellowship, 1980-1981, 1981
Year of First Admission:
1982
Admission:
1982, California
Memberships:

Professional Affiliations

•Mediator, United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California - Certified mediator with expertise in collaborative and facilitative mediation of complex disputes.

Birth Information:
London, England, June 27, 1958
Reported Cases:
Representations: Chapter 11 debtors: Woodside Homes (formerly one of the nation's largest privately owned homebuilders); People's Choice Home Loan (formerly a major national subprime lender and loan originator); Thorpe Insulation Company (formerly one of the largest California-based installers and distributors of insulation products); Peregrine Systems (major software developer/distributor); Murray, Inc. (paper products); Precision Specialty Metals; Creditors' committees: AMC Entertainment; Qintex Entertainment; Weintraub Entertainment; Leisure Technology; First Capital Holdings; Loews Cineplex; Bondholder & equity committees: Barry's Jewelers; Sun World; Trustees: Georges Marciano (Guess Jeans cofounder); Triad America Corporation; Oppenheimer Industries; Examiners: Metropolitan Mortgage (real estate investment and finance entity); DVI, Inc. (equipment financer); Secured creditors in Meruelo Maddux Properties; Provides regular insolvency advice to a major Hollywood studio and other significant entertainment industry participants; Lead insolvency counsel to a national homebuilder in the successful out-of-court restructure of more than $400M of debt
ISLN:
902164350

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0
A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

*Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

Los Angeles, California

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