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  1. Bankruptcy: 34%
  2. Debt Collection: 33%
  3. Financial Services: 33%

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Foley & Lardner LLP

402 West Broadway.
Suite 2100
San Diego, CA, 92101

Duane Morris LLP

101 West Broadway Suite 900
San Diego, CA, 92101



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
San Diego Top AttorneyN/A2007
Super Lawyer - San DiegoN/A2007
The Best Lawyers in San DiegoSan Diego Magazine2007
The Best Lawyers in AmericaN/A2007
The Best Lawyers in San DiegoSan Diego Magazine2006
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The Best Lawyers in San DiegoN/A2005
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The Best Lawyers in San DiegoN/A2001
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The Best Lawyers in AmericaN/A1996
The Best Lawyers in AmericaN/A1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
San Diego County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
California State Bar, Uniform Commercial Code CommitteeMember1999 - 2002
State Bar of CaliforniaTreasurer1995 - 1997
California State Bar, Executive CommitteeMember1994 - 1997
State Bar of California, Uniform Commerical Code CommitteeMember1991 - 1994
San Diego County Bar Association, Commerical Law SectionSecretary1988 - 1988
San Diego County Bar Association, Bankruptcy SectionChairman1987 - 1987
Publication nameTitleDate
California Business Law PractitionerBoilerplate Provisions in Transactional Documents: How to Stay Out of Trouble2005
Business Workouts Manual, Warren, Gorham & LamontWaiver of Bankruptcy Protections in Pre-Bankruptcy Workout Agreements2004
Publisher - The Rutter GroupBankruptcy for Non-Bankruptcy Lawyers1998
Loyola Consumer Law ReporterWaiver of Bankruptcy Protections in Pre-Bankruptcy Workout Agreements1996
Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)Bankruptcy Practice: Fifth Annual Recent Developments1996
Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)Bankruptcy Practice: Fourth Annual Recent Developments1995
The National Network QuarterlyLeases and Bankruptcy: Any Hope for Landlords?1994
Publisher - The Rutter GroupBankruptcy Fundamentals1994
Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)Bankruptcy Practice: Third Annual Recent Developments1994
Education of the Bar (CEB)Bankruptcy Practice: Second Annual Recent Developments1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
University of Michigan, Ann ArborN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Hospitality Industry Credit Group and Credit Group of the National Association of Credit Management seminarBankruptcy Abuse and Prevention Act2006
Lorman seminarReal Estate Lending Requirements and Loan Documentation2006
American Bar AssociationDefeasances in Real Estate Financing - the Good, the Bad and the Ugly2006
NACM/CFDD San Diego ChapterAn Overview of the New Bankruptcy Laws2006
National Association of Credit ManagersMechanics Lien Law & Related Remedies2006
Entrepreneurial Management Center of the College of Business Administration of San Diego UniversityInnovative Financing of the Closely-Held and Family Business2005
San Diego National Bank SeminarInsurance: What Every Lender Should Know But is Afraid to Ask2005
8th Annual Tax and Accounting InstituteBankruptcy Taxation2004
Western Regional CFDD ConferenceDoing Business With Indian Tribes2004
Western Regional CFDD ConferenceCredit Collection--Is It Legal? Is It Ethical?2004
Western Regional CFDD ConferenceWhat Every Unsecured Creditor Should Know About Being A Secured Creditor2004
San Diego CFDDOverview of Bankruptcy2003
National Lighting and Fixtures Group, San Diego Credit AssociationCredit Applications and Procedures2003
San Diego Credit AssociationA Creditor's Guide to Bankruptcy / Reclamation, Stoppage in Transit and Other Return of Goods Remedies2002
Financial Lawyers ConferenceCurrent Issues in Intellectual Property Financing2002
The Rutter GroupBankruptcy "Must Know" Topics!2000
San Diego Bankruptcy ForumRevised Article 92000
Commercial Law Section, San Diego County Bar AssociationLetters of Credit: Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Go Back In The Water1996