LOS ANGELES, CA – March 11, 2021 – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce the addition of a new attorney to the firm, Robyn B. Sokol. Sokol is a prominent California bankruptcy attorney focused on business organizations, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy law, and all related transactions and litigation.
Sokol joins the firm as a Partner in the Business Restructuring & Insolvency Practice Group and will be based in Leech Tishman’s Pasadena, CA office. During the course of her career, Sokol has served as lead counsel in scores of trials, evidentiary hearings and motions in bankruptcy, and other, courts throughout the United States. Her work includes negotiating, drafting, analyzing, and reviewing loan documents; real and personal property leases; purchase agreements; and licensing agreements. Sokol represents businesses in the manufacturing, marketing, retail, entertainment, finance, golf, hospitality, insurance, real estate, shipping, and healthcare industries.
Sokol regularly represents financial institutions, corporations, creditors’ committees, Chapter 7 and 11 trustees, secured and unsecured creditors. She has successfully defended preference actions filed against various entities including a national insurance company, publication house, manufacturers, and a shipping company. As part of Sokol’s comprehensive business restructuring & insolvency practice, she represents Chapter 7 and 11 debtors, and counsels mid-sized corporations and individual debtor clients in reorganizations.
Sokol served as a Judicial Law Clerk in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California for the Honorable Robin Riblet; and as a Judicial Law Clerk (floating position) for Judges Ahart, Lax, Lasarow, March and Zurzolo.
“Robyn is a highly-respected attorney in bankruptcy & creditors’ rights law,” said Pete A. Fuscaldo, Leech Tishman’s Managing Partner. “Her strong background in business restructuring across a variety of industries will be immensely beneficial to our growing bankruptcy legal team both in California and across the U.S.”
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Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl is a full-service law firm dedicated to assisting individuals, businesses, and institutions. Leech Tishman offers legal services in business restructuring & insolvency, corporate matters, employment & labor, estates & trusts, intellectual property, litigation & alternative dispute resolution, and real estate. In addition, the firm offers a wide range of legal services to clients in the aviation & aerospace, cannabis, construction, energy & natural resources, healthcare, and hospitality industries. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Leech Tishman also has offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Sarasota and Wilmington, DE.