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David Matthew Guess

David Matthew Guess

Practice areas:

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Litigation, Appeals, Bankruptcy & Debt

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 50%
  2. Appeals: 20%
  3. Litigation: 20%
  4. Bankruptcy & Debt: 10%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Hamid Jabbar

    David is my go-to attorney for all bankruptcy-related advice. His knowledge of the law and procedure is unassailable. I endorse him without hesitation.

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Contact Info

Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP

1999 Avenue of the Stars, 39th Floor

Los Angeles, CA, 90067-6049

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 201303/13/2015
DCActive 201205/24/2015
CAActive200505/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Southern California Super LawerSuper Lawyers2015
Southern California Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Southern California Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Southern California Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
Southern California Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Southern California Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Southern California Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009
Jeffrey S. Turner Outstanding Commercial Law Student AwardN/A2005
CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Criminal ProcedureN/A2003

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerKlee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP2011 - Present
AssociateKlee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP2007 - 2010
Law Clerk to the Hon. Maureen A. TigheU.S. Bankruptcy Court2005 - 2007
Extern to the Hon. Thomas B. DonovanU.S. Bankruptcy Court2004 - 2004
Summer AssociatePayne & Fears LLP2004 - 2004
Extern to the Hon. David G. SillsCalifornia Court of Appeal2003 - 2003

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States Court of Appeals for the Second CircuitAdmittee2014 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of New YorkMember2014 - Present
Mediation Program for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of CaliforniaPanel Member2013 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Third CircuitAdmittee2012 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember2012 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationMember2011 - 2012
Century City Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2010 - Present
Turnaround Management AssociationMember2010 - 2012
Supreme Court of the United States of AmericaMember2009 - Present
Los Angeles Bankruptcy ForumMember2008 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth CircuitAdmittee2008 - Present
Financial Lawyers ConferenceMember2007 - Present
United States District Court for the Central District of CaliforniaAdmittee2007 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of CaliforniaAdmittee2007 - Present
United States District Court for the Northern District of CaliforniaAdmittee2007 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of CaliforniaAdmittee2007 - Present
San Fernando Valley Bar AssociationMember2006 - 2006
California Department of Real EstateReal Estate Broker2006 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2005 - Present
Order of the CoifMember2005 - Present
UCLA Law ReviewEditor2004 - 2005
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2003 - 2007
UCLA Law ReviewStaff2003 - 2004

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
In re National R.V. Holdings, Inc. (and affiliate)Chapter 11 plan of liquidation confirmed.
In re Richard M. Lane Co.N/A
In re Lake at Las Vegas Joint Venture, LLC (and affiliates)Chapter 11 plan of reorganization confirmed.

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Norton's Annual Survey of Bankruptcy LawExposing the Convert’s Loophole: Postdischarge Conversion as an Abuse of the Bankruptcy Process2005
Western State University Law ReviewDisregarding The Mona Lisa’s Disappearing Mustache: An Analysis into the Increased Judicial Scrutiny of the Tax Treatment of Family Limited Partnership Interests2005

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawN/AJuris Doctor2005
University of California - Los AngelesSlavic Languages & LiteraturesBachelor of Arts2001
University of California - Los AngelesHistoryBachelor of Arts2001

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Financial Lawyers ConferenceLLC Membership Interests as Collateral and as Property of the Bankruptcy Estate: Value More "Limited" Than You May Think2014