Sacramento law firm handles a variety of matters including litigation, real estate, land use and environmental law, business and corporate transactions and bankruptcy and insolvency.

Since 1896, serving clients
in the greater Sacramento region.

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Representative Cases

Insolvency/Bankruptcy/Creditor Rights

  • The representation of E&J Gallo Winery and related family enterprises, primarily related to real estate acquisitions, conservation easements, business leases, and complex real estate litigation.

  • The representation of El Dorado Savings Bank, in exercising its creditor rights in a variety of loan-related matters both in and out of Bankruptcy Court, and in counseling bank representatives to resolve defaulted loans in a cost-effective manner.

  • The representation of Lennar Corporation, one of the nation’s leading home builders with a significant presence in the Sacramento region. Legal services include advocacy of development plans before governmental agencies, preparation of acquisition and development agreements, and creation of Community Facilities Districts under the Mello-Roos Act.

  • The representation of numerous lending institutions and business clients in successfully handling a wide range of insolvency and bankruptcy related issues.

  • The representation of creditors, including institutional and private lenders, landlords, vendors, collectors, public agencies and individuals, in the prosecution and/or defense of contested matters, adversary proceedings, plan confirmation issues, stay relief actions, avoidance proceedings and other similar matters.

  • The representation of court-appointed chapter 11 and chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees in a variety of complex business and individual cases.

  • The representation of businesses and individuals seeking bankruptcy court protection as chapter 11 debtors.