Seth Goldman

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Seth Goldman is a bankruptcy partner in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson.

Mr. Goldman’s practice includes representing debtors, creditors and investors in corporate restructurings and litigation. He has represented Adelphia Communications, Kmart Corp., Hollywood Casino Shreveport and Luna Innovations in their restructurings and represented creditors and investors in the Lehman, Calpine and Circuit City bankruptcy cases. Most recently, Mr. Goldman was part of the team of attorneys at Munger Tolles that served as pro bono counsel to the Pasadena Playhouse in its Chapter 11 reorganization and he served as counsel to Adelphia Communications Corp. in pursuing claims for fraudulent transfer, equitable subordination and aiding and abetting breaches of fiduciary duty.

Mr. Goldman is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and Financial Lawyers Conference. 

Mr. Goldman is a contributing author for Collier on Bankruptcy and he regularly writes on bankruptcy matters. In February 2011, he published The 9th Circuit Limits the Bankruptcy Court's Power to Interpret and Enforce Its Prior Sale Order in AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY INSTITUTE ASSET SALE NEWSLETTER, Vol. 8, No. 1. 

Key Representations

  • Berkshire Hathaway Inc., as a bondholder and asset bidder, in the bankruptcy of one of the largest mortgage servicers in the country.
  • Pasadena Playhouse, serving as debtor's counsel, developing a restructuring strategy for the 86-year-old cultural institution that enabled it to confirm its reorganization plan and emerge from bankruptcy only two months after commencing its case.
  • The Official Committee of Syms Equity Securities Holders, in the Chapter 11 reorganization of Syms Corp., a discount retailer in the Northeast, and its subsidiaries, including Filene’s Basement, long-known for its “Running of the Brides” wedding dress sale.  
  • Wasserstein & Co., Harry & David’s majority stockholder and holder of senior notes, in the restructuring of the mail order marketer known for its high-end fruit and snack baskets.

 

Seth Goldman is a bankruptcy partner in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson.

Mr. Goldman’s practice includes representing debtors, creditors and investors in corporate restructurings and litigation. He has represented Adelphia Communications, Kmart Corp., Hollywood Casino Shreveport and Luna Innovations in their restructurings and represented creditors and investors in the Lehman, Calpine and Circuit City bankruptcy cases. Most recently, Mr. Goldman was part of the team of attorneys at Munger Tolles that served as pro bono counsel to the Pasadena Playhouse in its Chapter 11 reorganization and he served as counsel to Adelphia Communications Corp. in pursuing claims for fraudulent transfer, equitable subordination and aiding and abetting breaches of fiduciary duty.

Mr. Goldman is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and Financial Lawyers Conference. 

Mr. Goldman is a contributing author for Collier on Bankruptcy and he regularly writes on bankruptcy matters. In February 2011, he published The 9th Circuit Limits the Bankruptcy Court's Power to Interpret and Enforce Its Prior Sale Order in AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY INSTITUTE ASSET SALE NEWSLETTER, Vol. 8, No. 1. 

Key Representations

  • Berkshire Hathaway Inc., as a bondholder and asset bidder, in the bankruptcy of one of the largest mortgage servicers in the country.
  • Pasadena Playhouse, serving as debtor's counsel, developing a restructuring strategy for the 86-year-old cultural institution that enabled it to confirm its reorganization plan and emerge from bankruptcy only two months after commencing its case.
  • The Official Committee of Syms Equity Securities Holders, in the Chapter 11 reorganization of Syms Corp., a discount retailer in the Northeast, and its subsidiaries, including Filene’s Basement, long-known for its “Running of the Brides” wedding dress sale.  
  • Wasserstein & Co., Harry & David’s majority stockholder and holder of senior notes, in the restructuring of the mail order marketer known for its high-end fruit and snack baskets.