CARE Los Angeles Leadership

Jeff Pomerantz

Jeff Pomerantz Chapter Co-Coordinator

Jeff Pomerantz is a partner and a member of the management committee of Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP, and is located in its Los Angeles office. He represents companies, creditors’ committees, and private equity funds in complex financial restructurings and merger-and-acquisition transactions both in and out of court. He is on the CARE National Board of Directors and is currently a coordinator of the CARE Los Angeles chapter. He holds an AV Preeminent Peer Rating, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest recognition for ethical standards and legal ability; has been named a “Super Lawyer” in the field of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights every year since 2009 in a peer survey conducted by Law & Politics and the publishers of Los Angeles magazine, an honor bestowed on only 5% of Southern California attorneys; and was selected by Best Lawyers in America. He is also the Chairman and a former President of the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), and previously served as ABI’s Vice President of Education.

Michael Schwarzmann

Michael Schwarzmann Chapter Co-Coordinator

Michael Schwarzmann is a self-employed financial restructuring business, transformation, crisis management specialist located in Orange County, California. He has extensive experience working with established companies when they encounter financial difficulties by assisting them in developing solutions to address short term cash needs and longer-term profitability. His process includes helping to identify cost savings and value capture scenarios by analyzing historical financial performance along with current operations and projecting optimizing strategies utilizing weekly and monthly cash flow statements, budgets, and forecasts. Through a broad review of financial, operational and strategic performance, he helps guide companies to increased profitability. He Utilizes his legal knowledge to seamlessly work with counsel to identify and address legal issues in a more cost-effective manner.

Leslie Medina

Leslie Medina Chapter Administrator

Leslie Medina has worked for an educational literacy company coordinating training of teachers on the language arts program adopted by California. She has also been a meeting planner, event planner, business owner and volunteer team parent for the high school soccer team, even long after her youngest graduated. Leslie enjoys working with students and watching them flourish.

Our dedicated Los Angeles Chapter Board

Our dedicated Los Angeles Chapter Board

Chase Donahoo – Ringstad & Sanders LLP
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chase-donahoo-99b0096b/

Elissa Miller – SulmeyerKupetz
email: emiller@sulmeyerlaw.com
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/elissadmiller

Eve Karasik – Levene, Neale, Bender, Yoo & Brill
email: ehk@lnbyb.com

Hon Martin Barash

Hon Sandra Klein

Jason Pomerantz

Jeff Pomerantz – Pachulski Stang Ziehl Jones
email: jpomerantz@pszjlaw.com
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/jeff-pomerantz-360b549

Jeffrey Dulberg – Pachulski Stang Ziehl Jones
email: jdulberg@pszjlaw.com
LinkedIn:linkedin.com/in/jeffrey-dulberg-283776b

Jeffrey Golden

Jennifer Nasasiri

Jennifer Kohout

Leslie Medina – Chapter Administrator
email: lmedina.lacareclasses@gmail.com
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/leslie-medina-926001156

Marc Bilbao – Imperial Capital
email: mbilbao@imperialcapital.com
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/marc-bilbao-b50b676

Michael Schwarzmann
email: michaelschwarzmann@yahoo.com
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/schwarzmann

Randye B. Soref – Polsinelli LLP
email: Rsoref@polsinelli.com

Rob Saunders – Pachulski Stang Ziehl Jones
email: rsaunders@pszjlaw.com
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/robsaunders2

Robbin Itkin – DLA Piper LLP (US)
email: robbin.itkin@us.dlapiper.com

Russell Clementson

Sharon Kopman – Oak Point Partners, Inc. and sk2 Partners
email: skopman@sk2partners.com
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/sharon-m-kopman-a14a633

Victor Owens – EastWest Bank
Victor.Owens@eastwestbank.com

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