Preeminent California Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Lawyers from Creim Macias Koenig Frey LLP
Join Leech Tishman as Partners

PASADENA, CA – October 26, 2016 – Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl LLC (Leech Tishman) is pleased to announce that Sandford (“Sandy”) L. Frey and Stuart (“Skip”) I. Koenig of Creim Macias Koenig Frey LLP have joined the firm as partners in Leech Tishman’s Pasadena office. Sandy and Skip joined the firm’s Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group.

Sandy will focus his practice on bankruptcy-related legal matters including out-of-court workouts, Chapter 11 reorganizations, bankruptcy, insolvency and lending, real estate, general corporate and transactional matters and wine law. He has over 30 years of experience representing debtors, lenders, purchasers, creditors and borrowers in and out of Chapter 11 matters, as well as in business and lending transactions and loan workouts. Sandy has very diverse experience in business and business reorganizations, not only in the Central, Northern, and Southern Districts of California, but throughout the United States. He often represents borrowers in negotiating and documenting new financing, DIP loans and takeout financing. Sandy frequently represents purchasers of assets in Chapter 11. He has also represented clients in a number of significant real estate-related reorganizations, including reorganization due to real estate insolvencies. During his career, Sandy has represented clients in the automotive, entertainment, food and beverage, hospitality, real estate, retail, and telecommunications industries, as well as religious organizations.

Skip will also focus his practice on bankruptcy-related legal matters including creditor-debtor workouts, commercial litigation, and general corporate and transactional matters. He represents individual trade suppliers, financial institutions, chapter 11 creditors’ committees and chapter 7 trustees throughout the country in both bankruptcy and out-of-court workouts. Skip has extensive experience in the prosecution and defense of preference and fraudulent transfer actions, bankruptcy reorganization, assignments for the benefit of creditors, bankruptcy liquidations, bankruptcy appeals and general bankruptcy litigation.

Prior to joining Leech Tishman, Sandy and Skip were both partners at Creim Macias Koenig & Frey LLP, a Los Angeles-based law firm focused on business bankruptcy, business commercial transactions, and litigation.

“We’re pleased that we are able to add to the capabilities of our Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group and to our existing presence in the Los Angeles area,” stated William F. Bresee, partner in the Pasadena office. “The addition of these preeminent practitioners furthers our ability to provide our clients nationwide with a competitive business advantage through protection of their financial interests, and we look forward to providing the full business-oriented scope of legal services Leech Tishman offers to Skip and Sandy’s existing client base.”


Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl is a full-service law firm dedicated to assisting individuals, businesses, and institutions. Leech Tishman offers legal services in alternative dispute resolution, bankruptcy & creditors’ rights, construction, corporate, employee benefits, employment, energy, environmental health & safety, estates & trusts, family law, government relations, immigration, insurance coverage & corporate risk mitigation, intellectual property, internal investigations, international legal matters, litigation, real estate, and taxation. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Leech Tishman also has offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Wilmington, DE. For more information call 412.261.1600 or visit us at

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