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Press Release – Danning, Gill, Diamond & Kollitz, LLP Partner Uzzi O. Raanan Named Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year

MEDIA CONTACT: Jonathan Fitzgarrald (310) 601-6008 JFitzgarrald@EquinoxStrategy.com LOS ANGELES – February 27, 2019 – Danning, Gill, Diamond & Kollitz, LLP announced today that the Century City Bar Association has named its Partner, Uzzi O. Raanan, as its 2019 Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year. Every year, the Century City Bar Association names “Lawyers of the Year” in six different practice areas and presents the awards at its Annual Installation Banquet and Awards Ceremony.  The awardees for 2019 are: Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year – Uzzi O. Raanan, Danning, Gill, Diamond, & Kollitz, LLP Corporate Transactional Lawyer of the Year – Vijay S. Sekhon, Sidley Austin LLP Entertainment Litigator of the Year – Julia R. Haye, Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP Commercial Leasing Lawyer of the Year – Andrew Raines, Raines Feldman LLP Trial Lawyer of the Year – Angela C. Agrusa, DLA Piper Urban Development Lawyer of the Year...

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Danning-Gill Partner John N. Tedford, IV, participated as a panelist at the Fourth Annual James T. King Bankruptcy Symposium, hosted by the Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association

On September 23, 2017, John N. Tedford, IV, participated as a panelist at the Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association’s Fourth Annual James T. King Bankruptcy Symposium, at the Olympic Collection in West Los Angeles.  Mr. Tedford was one of four panelists on the two-hour program, “Exemptions: Is Bad Faith a Factor or Not?”  Other panelists were the Honorable Theodor Albert of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California, Professor Mark Scarberry of Pepperdine University School of Law, and M. Jonathan Hayes of Simon Resnik Hayes LLP.

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2016 Calvin Ashland Trustee of the Year Award

The Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association 2016 Calvin Ashland Awards Dinner was held on Thursday, November 3, 2016 in the Grand Ballroom of the LA Hotel Downtown.  It was a night of celebration to honor David A. Gill of Danning-Gill, this year’s Calvin Ashland Trustee of the Year.

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Danning-Gill partner Eric P. Israel participated as a panelist in the 41st Annual Family Law Symposium at the Intercontinental Hotel in Century City, California.

On November 7, 2015, Eric P. Israel participated as a panelist in the 41st Annual Family Law Symposium at the Intercontinental Hotel in Century City, California, sponsored by the Family Law Section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association. Mr. Israel was one of three panelists on the one-hour program on “The Intersection Between Bankruptcy and Family Law,” which included Bankruptcy Judge Neil Bason and Brian Lipak, an expert in family law.

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Case Analysis: Grego v. U.S. Trustee (In re Grego), 2015 WL 3451559 (9th Cir. BAP May 29, 2015), Insolvency e-Bulletin, Insol. L. Comm., Bus. L. Sec., Cal State Bar (November 12, 2015).

SUMMARY In Grego v. U.S. Trustee (In re Grego), 2015 WL 3451559 (9th Cir. BAP May 29, 2015), the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Ninth Circuit reversed the conversion of a debtor’s case from chapter 11 to chapter 7 because the bankruptcy court did not expressly consider whether dismissal was in the best interests of creditors and the estate. To read the full, unpublished decision, click here: http://bit.ly/9CBAP_Grego.   FACTS Glenn Grego owned a 50% interest in certain real property; the other 50% was owned by a trust formed by his father, of which Grego was the trustee.  Grego caused the trust to file for bankruptcy.  The U.S. Trustee filed a motion to dismiss that case, and a foreclosure sale was scheduled to take place one hour after the hearing.  Rather than oppose dismissal of the trust’s bankruptcy case, Grego personally filed for chapter 11 to delay the foreclosure sale. A...

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