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George Harry Kalikman

Chapter 11 bankruptcy Attorney at San Francisco, CA

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  • State Years
    California - CA 34 years
    New Jersey - NJ 40 years
    Pennsylvania - PA 45 years
  • Licensed for 34 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1990
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 40 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 1983
    Status
    Resigned Without Prejudice No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 45 years
    State PA
    Acquired 1979
    Status
    Retired No misconduct found

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

About George

Learn George’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Chapter 11 bankruptcy
    25%
    Mr. Kalikman has represented money center banks, investment banks, hedge funds, private equity and venture capital investors, and other secured and unsecured creditors in financial restructuring, commercial financing, loan documentation, secured transactions, workouts, bankruptcy, secured creditor enforcement, and other transactional and litigation matters. He has also represented numerous Fortune 500 companies and major European, Latin American, and Pacific Rim businesses.

    45 years

  2. Commercial real estate
    25%
    Mr. Kalikman has created form loan and security and credit facility documentation for a money center bank, a major U.S. manufacturer of home and hardware products, a leading international electronics manufacturer, and an international pharmaceutical services provider. He has also represented institutional lenders located in the U.S., the U.K., Germany, Japan, and Australia in the negotiation and documentation of asset-based, real estate, construction, acquisition, and working capital loans.

    45 years

  3. Corporate and incorporation
    25%
    Mr. Kalikman has advised many public and private companies and closely held businesses in a broad range of corporate, finance, and real estate matters. He has substantial experience in representing boards of directors, individual directors, and officers of companies in corporate governance matters and shareholder disputes, including breach of fiduciary duty and alter ego issues.

    45 years

  4. Real estate
    25%
    Mr. Kalikman represents real estate investors and real estate developers in complex real estate transactions and disputes throughout the United States. He has also represented money center banks in the negotiation, documentation, and restructuring of commercial real estate loans and in the sale of real estate loan portfolios.

    45 years

Mr. Kalikman is the managing partner of the San Francisco office and a member of the Firm's Executive Committee. He represents businesses ranging from closely held to publicly traded companies that are engaged in diverse industries including financial services, real estate investment, real estate development, telecommunications, information technology, manufacturing, music and entertainment, resort and hospitality, construction, oil and gas, agriculture, health care, and insurance. 

Mr. Kalikman's work often focuses on working closely with companies' principals to develop and implement strategies to maximize companies' value and to achieve results in an efficient and tax-advantaged manner. When appropriate, Mr. Kalikman draws on the knowledge of his colleagues in the five practice groups that comprise the Firm's Business Services Department, of which he is a former co-chair: Corporate & Finance; Tax; Real Estate; Intellectual Property; and Creditors' Rights & Business Restructuring.

Mr. Kalikman has substantial experience, both as a retained neutral and as an advocate on behalf of his clients, in the mediation of disputes between and among business partners and other parties seeking a negotiated resolution of complex business disputes. He also works closely with his colleagues in the Firm's Financial Services Litigation Practice Group, in arbitration proceedings and in litigation cases.

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Location

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
650 California Street, 19th Floor
San Francisco, CA, 94108-2736

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • San Francisco Managing Partner
  • Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis
  • 2009 - Present
  • Partner
  • Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
  • 2001 - 2004
  • International Partner
  • Baker &McKenzie
  • 1997 - 2001

Education

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1978
  • Harvard College
  • A.B., cum laude
  • 1975

Sample of Legal Cases

  • In re Hamilton Taft & Co.
  • In re Leasing Solutions, Inc.
  • In re At Home Corp.
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Associations

  • Exeter Association of Northern California
  • President
  • 2010 - Present
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Finance and Banking Committee
  • 2007 - Present
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Bankruptcy Dispute Resolution Program
  • Resolution Advocate (Mediator)
  • 1994 - Present
  • State Bar of California, Business Law Section
  • Member
  • 1990 - Present
  • State Bar of California, Business Law Section, Uniform Commercial Code Committee
  • Member
  • 2008 - 2008
  • General Alumni Association, Phillips Exeter Academy
  • Board of Directors
  • 2006 - 2009
  • The Bar Association of San Francisco, Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section
  • Chair
  • 1998 - 1999
  • Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum
  • Board of Directors
  • 1998 - 2001
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California
  • Bench – Bar Liaison Committee
  • 1998 - 2001
  • The Bar Association of San Francisco, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section
  • Vice Chair
  • 1997 - 1998
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Creditors' Rights, Reorganization, Litigation
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2016
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2016
  • Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy
  • Northern California Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Creditors' Rights, Reorganization, Litigation
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Creditors' Rights, Reorganization, Litigation
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2014
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2014
  • Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy
  • Northern California Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Creditors' Rights, Reorganization, Litigation
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2013
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2013
  • Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy
  • Northern California Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Creditors' Rights, Reorganization, Litigation
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2012
  • Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy
  • Northern California Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy
  • Northern California Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2011
  • Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy
  • Northern California Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2010
  • Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy
  • Northern California Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy
  • Northern California Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy
  • Northern California Super Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy
  • Northern California Super Lawyers
  • 2006
  • Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy
  • Northern California Super Lawyers
  • 2005
  • Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy
  • Northern California Super Lawyers
  • 2004
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Publications

  • National Business Institute
  • The Impact of Bankruptcy on Marital Dissolution Proceedings
  • 1996

Speaking Engagements

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • 1996
  • National Business Institute
  • The Impact of Bankruptcy on Marital Dissolution Proceedings
  • 1996

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San Francisco Chapter 11 bankruptcy Lawyer George Harry Kalikman
George Harry Kalikman
Chapter 11 bankruptcy Attorney
San Francisco, CA
Licensed for 45 years