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Seth Goldman

Seth Goldman

Munger Tolles & Olson LLP

Los Angeles, CA, USA


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, Corinthian Colleges, and Luna Innovations in their restructurings; the Official Committee of Equity Holders in the Syms/Filene’s Basement bankruptcy; and creditors and investors in the City of Detroit, Lehman, Calpine and Circuit City bankruptcy cases. Most recently, Mr. Goldman represented Berkshire Hathaway in the Residential Capital, LLC bankruptcies, Edison International in the Edison Mission Energy bankruptcies, the Texas Competitive Electric Holding debtors in the Energy Future Holdings bankruptcy cases, and served as pro bono counsel to the Pasadena Playhouse in its Chapter 11 reorganization.

Mr. Goldman is a contributing author to Collier on Bankruptcy®, a governor for the Financial Lawyers Conference, and regularly speaks on bankruptcy matters.

Mr. Goldman is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and Financial Lawyers Conference, and a member of the inaugural class of the Next Generation of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges.

Mr. Goldman is a graduate of the University of Chicago (B.A., 1994, Phi Beta Kappa) and Harvard Law School (J.D., 2002, magna cum laude).

Key Representations

  • TCEH Debtors 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 & Co. in the Harry & David bankruptcy cases.
  • Southern California Edison in the Calpine, A123, Cal Solar 10, and Clear Peak bankruptcy cases.
  • 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.

Practice Areas

  • Financial Restructuring

Education

  • Harvard Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2002) member, Journal of Law and Technology, teaching assistant, International tax program, Addison Brown Prize, 2002
  • University of Chicago (B.A., with honors, political science, 1994) Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • California  Seth Goldman
Seth Goldman is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Overview of the Restructuring Process and Alternatives (July 2017) - Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals, Thursday, October 19, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Evaluating the Financial Health of an Entity - Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals (SF), Monday, October 23, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Evaluating the Financial Health of an Entity - Evaluating the Financial Health of an Entity, Monday, October 23, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Evaluating the Financial Health of an Entity - Evaluating the Financial Health of an Entity, Monday, October 23, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Evaluating the Financial Health of an Entity - Evaluating the Financial Health of an Entity, Monday, October 23, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals (SF), Thursday, October 26, 2017, San Francisco, CA
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