One of only 155 attorneys certified as bankruptcy law specialists by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization (fewer than 0.01% of practicing California attorneys), Mr. Lieberman is a trial attorney with special expertise in pre-bankruptcy planning and litigating complex bankruptcy matters on behalf of creditors, debtors, and bankruptcy trustees. He counsels businesses throughout the country on bankruptcy matters pending in California, Delaware, Nevada, Texas, New York, Illinois, and Florida.
Mr. Lieberman's clients include high profile entertainers, bankruptcy trustees, physicians, attorneys, financial professionals, parties in California assignment proceedings, producers and production companies, songwriters, entrepreneurs, lending institutions, real estate developers, assisted living facility operators, investment banking firms, lending institutions, and businesses in the United States, Mexico and Canada.
Mr. Lieberman is often engaged to assist entertainment attorneys, business managers, family law attorneys, transactional lawyers, and other litigators to advise on bankruptcy-related issues confronting their clients. He speaks and writes on the enforcement of judgments, what civil litigators need to know about bankruptcy, provisional remedies in business litigation, what can and cannot be accomplished in bankruptcy, as well as asset protection planning matters.
Mr. Lieberman can be contacted by email. To avoid potential conflicts of interest with existing clients, prospective clients should not include confidential information or presume to have an attorney-client relationship with Mr. Lieberman until he is retained to provide legal services.
Mr. Lieberman's law firm, Fredman Lieberman Pearl LLP, is a federally designated Debt Relief Agency that helps individuals and their companies solve their debt problems, including, where appropriate, filing on their behalf petitions for relief under the United States Bankruptcy Code.
The information in this profile should not be construed as legal advice and is no substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in your state or country.
Languages Spoken: Spanish, French, Portuguese, English
Licensed since 1991
Hourly ($135-495/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
Having seen Marc in action, both in the office and in court, I know how deeply Marc cares for the well being of each of his clients. He is knowledgeable about the law and is extremely articulate. Clients can rest easier knowing that Marc is representing their interests in the best possible way.
Aaron Aftergood Litigation Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
When I have a client who needs a bankruptcy lawyer, Marc Lieberman is my top choice. He excels at finding solutions for difficult problems. He explains things to his clients in plain English. His clients come away always feeling better than when when they walked in.
Daniel Mcgee Personal Injury Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization||Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law||2012|
|Board of Governors Award||Beverly Hills Bar Association||2009|
|Professional Fellowship||Government of France (Agency for Technical, Industrial, and Economic Cooperation||1986|
|Scholarship Recipient (Ambato, Ecuador)||American Field Service (AFS)||1981|
|Business Bankruptcy Litigation Partner||Fredman Lieberman Pearl LLP||1999 - Present|
|Senior Bankruptcy Litigator||Mayer, Glassman & Gaines, LLP||1993 - 1999|
|Bankruptcy Litigator||Danning, Gill, Diamond & Kollitz, LLP||1991 - 1993|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Managing Partners Forum||Member||2012 - Present|
|Beverly Hills Bar Foundation||Officer and Board Member||2010 - Present|
|American Bankruptcy Institute||Member||2005 - Present|
|Public Counsel||Board of Directors||2002 - 2005|
|National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys||Member||2000 - Present|
|Beverly Hills Bar Association||Board of Governors||1999 - 2005|
|Beverly Hills Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section||Chairman||1998 - 1999|
|Southern California Complex Business Litigation Inn of Court||Member||1995 - Present|
|United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth Circuit||Admitted to Practice||1993 - Present|
|United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California||Admitted to Practice||1992 - Present|
|United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California||Admitted to Practice||1992 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Eastern District of California||Admitted to Practice||1992 - Present|
|Financial Lawyers Conference||Member||1992 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||1991 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Central District of California||Admitted to Practice||1991 - Present|
|United States Bankruptcy for the Central District of California||Admitted to Practice||1991 - Present|
|Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum||Member||1991 - Present|
|California Bankruptcy Forum||Member||1991 - Present|
|University of California at Los Angeles School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1991|
|Brown University||Spanish and Linguistics||AB with High Honors||1986|
|University of Madrid Complutense||N/A||Unknown||N/A|
|Panelist||Collateral Estoppel and the Rooker-Feldman Doctrine||N/A|
|Panelist||Bouncing Back: Getting Your State Court Case Out of Bankruptcy Court||N/A|
|Panelist||What to Do When a Party in Your Case Files Bankruptcy||N/A|
|Panelist||What Civil Litigators Need to Know about Bankruptcy and the Bankruptcy Courts||N/A|
|Panelist||Deepening Insolvency - Lenders and Professionals Beware||N/A|
|Panelist||Bankruptcy Issues in Family Law||N/A|
|Lecture Series Presented to Barristers of the Beverly Hills Bar Association||What Can and Cannot Be Accomplished in Bankruptcy Court||N/A|