In 2009, Kristine Takvoryan partnered with her sister Ovsanna Takvoryan and founded a boutique firm, Takvoryan Law Group, APC, which grew into a successful firm specializing in business, real estate and bankruptcy law. In 2014, Tepper & Takvoryan, a Professional Corporation was formed by the merger of Takvoryan Law Group and Tepper & Associates.
Ms. Takvoryan is a partner with over eight years of experience representing business entities and individuals in all phases of insolvency and restructuring (including representation of debtors, creditors and trustees in bankruptcy proceedings), as well as representing operating businesses in the areas of transactional business, real estate, and finance.
Ms. Takvoryan’s trademark practice includes counseling clients on availability, protection and proper use of trademarks both domestically and internationally, preparing U.S. trademark applications, as well as directing and coordinating execution of international trademark applications, utilizing a network of foreign associates.
Ms. Takvoryan has represented borrowers in lawsuits against creditors, and both plaintiffs and defendants in lawsuits related to commercial transactions. She has dealt with Chapter 13 Trustee recommendations and creditor issues, prepared motions for redemption and judicial lien avoidance, defended dischargeability actions, motions for relief from stay and motions to dismiss, and handled objections to valuation and confirmation, post-confirmation default issues, and objections to discharge. In addition, Ms. Takvoryan has defended wrongful and predatory foreclosures throughout the state of California, defended clients facing eviction, handled complex state and federal litigation, and performed pre-bankruptcy planning and evaluation.
At the beginning of her career, Ms. Takvoryan worked for a law firm with nationwide debt collection and litigation capabilities handling complex Civil/Business litigation from inception through enforcement of judgment, participated in all aspects of discovery, and handled judicial as well as mediation and arbitration hearings, for clients including American Express, Centurion Bank, Bank of America, and Discover Bank.