Seth Goldman

Seth Goldman

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

Mr. Goldman’s practice includes representing debtors, creditors, shareholders, independent directors and special board committees, official and ad hoc committees, investors in corporate restructurings and parties in bankruptcy-related litigation.

Mr. Goldman frequently writes and lectures on issues in bankruptcy and is a contributing author to Collier on Bankruptcy, as well as a former governor and current treasurer for the Financial Lawyers Conference.

Mr. Goldman was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy in 2019.


Mr. Goldman’s public representations include:

  • Bank of America in the Ditech companies bankruptcy case.
  • Nexus Capital in its acquisition of FTD in a 363 sale.
  • Pacific Gas & Electric in its bankruptcy reorganization.
  • Nine West in its bankruptcy reorganization.
  • GenOn Mid-Atlantic in its out-of-court restructuring.
  • iHeart Communications in its out-of-court and in-court restructuring.
  • Berry Petroleum in its bankruptcy reorganization.
  • Payless in its bankruptcy reorganization.
  • Gymboree in its bankruptcy reorganization.
  • Toys R Us, Inc. in its bankruptcy case.
  • First lien & DIP lender in Freedom Communications.
  • Texas Competitive Electric Holdings group of companies in the Energy Future Holdings bankruptcy cases.
  • Edison International in the Edison Mission Energy bankruptcy cases.
  • Berkshire Hathaway Inc. in the Residential Capital LLC bankruptcy cases.
  • The Official Committee of Syms Equity Securities Holders in the Chapter 11 reorganization of Syms Corp./Filene’s Basement.
  • Wasserstein Partners, LP (nka EagleTree Capital, LP) in the Harry & David bankruptcy cases.
  • Southern California Edison in the Calpine, Western Community Energy, A123, Cal Solar 10, and Clear Peak bankruptcy cases.
  • Pasadena Playhouse, serving as debtor's counsel, in reorganizing the more than 100-year-old cultural institution.

Speaking Engagements

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